Board of Directors
Albert E. Torok, Jr.
Yamaha Marine Precision Propellers, Inc.
Al is currently the Investment Casting Technical Manager at Yamaha Marine Precision Propellers, Inc. located in Greenfield, IN. After receiving his BS in Physics at St. Joseph’s College in Rensselear, IN. Al has spent the last 47 years in the foundry Industry.
Al started his investment career at Arwood, in New Hampshire in 1986. He has held various positions within the technical side of the foundry business, from starting out as a Lab Tech, to Director of Engineering at an aerospace foundry in Southern CA, to the present, as the Investment Casting Technical Manager at YMPPI. Al has technical engineering experience with casting large Aluminum, mid-size and small Low Carbon Steel, Alloy Steel and Stainless Steels, Copper base alloys, Magnesium alloys, Gray and Ductile Iron in both Shell and Solid Mold, for the aerospace industry. However, he further has engineering experience in Green Sand, Dry Sand, High Pressure Die Casting, Permanent Mold, Tilt Mold, Low Pressure.
Al has co-authored five technical papers and has served on various technical committees for ASTM, ICI, Gray Iron, Ductile Iron and AFS research projects.