Three Appointed To Engineering Department Posts At Trus Joist Corp.

Sherman A. Nelson has been appointed chief corporate engineer at Trus Joist Corporation, according to a recent announcement by president Walter C. Minnick. Mr. Nelson, a 15-year Trus Joist employee, will be responsible for supervising activities of the company's chief structural engineer and the systems performance engineer. He will have final responsibility for establishing design values and performance criteria f o r all products manufactured and sold by Trus Joist Corporation. Mr. Minnick also announced two other changes within Trus Joist's corporate engineering department. Joe Piscione has been appointed chief structural engineer and Don Sharp has been named systems performance engineer.

Mr. Piscione will monitor all plant quality control procedures and will be the principal corporate technical advisor to division senior engineers. He will also monitor the performance and staffing adequacy of the company's engineering departments.

As systems performance engineer, Mr. Sharp will be the principal research evaluator of Trus Joist products and materials. He will also support the company's product development function. Trus Joist C o r p o r a t i o n is a $ 1 0 0 - m i l l i o n Boise, Idaho-based manufacturer of structural building materials.

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