BOULDER, CO--(Marketwired - Nov 16, 2016) - DMC Global Inc. (formerly Dynamic Materials Corporation) (NASDAQ: BOOM), today announced John E. Scheatzle Jr. has been appointed president of the Company's NobelClad explosion welding business. Mr. Scheatzle joins NobelClad after 19 years with Materion, an integrated manufacturer of advanced materials for the industrial and consumer products sectors. 

Mr. Scheatzle spent eight years with Materion's Performance Alloys division, and most recently was its vice president and general manager. He was responsible for North American production facilities and the company's international sales and distribution centers. Mr. Scheatzle also had oversight of the business' sales and marketing; research and development; manufacturing; quality; and environmental, health and safety functions. 

While leading Performance Alloys, he directed a series of research and development initiatives that strengthened the division's product-development pipeline. He also reorganized the sales and marketing team to enhance its business development effectiveness.

Before his tenure with Performance Alloys, Mr. Scheatzle was general manager of Materion's Ceramic Products division. He also spent seven years with consulting firm Accenture, where he was senior manager and worked with clients in the consumer products, chemicals manufacturing, and metals industries.

Kevin Longe, president and CEO of DMC Global, said, "John's industry expertise and proven track record running a global performance metals business make him ideally suited to lead our NobelClad business. NobelClad has established very talented sales and marketing, operations, and finance teams, and I am confident John's leadership skills will prove highly complementary as the organization pursues a range of geographic growth opportunities and expands the industrial applications for NobelClad's specialized products."

Mr. Scheatzle received a master of business administration with a concentration in marketing and manufacturing from Case Western Reserve University. He earned a bachelor of science in business administration from the University of Akron. 

About DMC Global
Based in Boulder, Colorado, DMC operates in two sectors: industrial infrastructure and oilfield products and services. The industrial infrastructure sector is served by DMC's NobelClad business, the world's largest manufacturer of explosion-welded clad metal plates, which are used to fabricate capital equipment utilized within various process industries and other industrial sectors. The oilfield products and services sector is served by DynaEnergetics, an international developer, manufacturer and marketer of advanced explosive components and systems used to perforate oil and gas wells. For more information, visit the Company's website at:

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