STI/SPFA announced the latest inductee into the Hall of Fame during the Awards dinner held February 23rd in Coronado, CA. Steve Hammoor becomes the latest industry leader to join the illustrious list.
Hammoor started his steel industry career in 1985 in sales at AtecMetals and after eight years moved on to Washington Specialty Metals. Washington Specialty Metals was bought out by Ryerson in February 1999 and Hammoor continued to work for the company until Jeff Hock offered him a job at STI/SPFA member company Enerfab/Brighton Tru-Edge in March of 2001. He started in purchasing for Enerfab before moving to sales at Brighton and working his way up to Executive Vice President before retiring in March of 2020.
Within five years of being acquired by Enerfab, Hammoor increased Brighton’s sales 400%, which included a record setting year in 2008 that still stands today. Hammoor’s busines saavy led to multiple customer contracts with repetitive orders, enabling Brighton to streamline operations that led to greater efficiency in shop labor hours. He was instrumental in securing material contracts, enabling Brighton to offer competitive pricing on the best quality product. Other industry accolades include two Manny awards, one for growth and one for technology/innovation. The Manny Awards recognize the manufacturing industry’s greatest accomplishments and honor companies for their innovation and best practices.
In addition to his contributions to Brighton, Hammoor served STI/SPFA as Pressure Vessel Section Chairman from 2010-2012, served on the Board of Directors from 2012-2015, participated in the Fall Conference planning committee for several years, and worked tirelessly to bring more pressure vessel members to STI/SPFA.
He currently serves as a board member of Parkinson Support & Wellness Cincinnati and is on the planning committee for the Sunflower Rev It Up For Parkinson’s.
To see a full list of Hall of Fame inductees, please visit the STI/SPFA website.