AMM profile: Norman E. Gottschalk Jr.

Sep 12, 2013 | 01:01 PM | Corinna Petry

Tags  Marmon Distribution Services, Norman Gottschalk, Metals Service Center Institute, MSCI, steel, Corinna Petry

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. — Norman E. Gottschalk Jr., president of Marmon Distribution Services Inc., had a rocky start to his career in steel and expected to get out of the industry within six months.

Now, after 45 years with the Butler, Pa.-based company, Gottschalk will retire at the end of January 2014.

Gottschalk sat down for a chat Sept. 10 with AMM during the Metals Service Center Institute’s (MSCI’s) Economic Summit. He has served in MSCI leadership roles for many years.

"When I left International Harvester to join Tubular Service Corp., I didn’t realize how bad off they were. I was in accounting and we got our paychecks first so we’d go immediately to the bank to cash them."....

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