DEERFIELD, IL - American Chemet Corp. of Deerfield, IL, and East Helena, MT, has elected its new President and CEO, William H. (Bill) Shropshire. Shropshire has been with the organization for more than a decade serving in a variety of roles, most recently as Executive Vice President. He will be replacing W. W. Shropshire, “Shrop,” who has become Chairman of the Board.

American Chemet is a manufacturer and global marketer of cuprous oxide, cupric oxide, copper powder and zinc oxide. The company has sales and executive offices in Deerfield, IL, and manufacturing sites in Montana and Tennessee