Chapter History

Chapter History

History: Established in 1956 as the Wilmington Chapter of the American Society of Metals. In 1983 we changed to the Brandywine Valley Chapter to better reflect our membership geographic locations. 

Mission: The promotion and dissemination of materials oriented technical information to its members and to the public. 

Chapter Status: Healthy!  

Membership: Our current Membership represents 50 organizations locally and nationally, twelve organizations are Sustaining Members: 

  • Apex Piping Systems, Inc., Newport DE 

  • ArcelorMittal USA, Coatsville PA 

  • Corrosion Testing Laboratories, Inc., Newark DE

  • DuPont Engineering Research & Technology, Wilmington DE 

  • Excelon, Kennett Square PA 

  • Law Offices of Jeffrey Ramberg, Newark DE 

  • Lehigh Testing Laboratories, Inc., New Castle DE 

  • Micron Inc, Willmington DE 

  • PVT, Inc, Rancocas NJ 

  • RATH USA, Newark DE

  • Southco Incorporated, Concordville PA 

  • Structure Probe Incorporated, West Chester PA 

  • Timet, Exton PA 


New Membership: The Brandywine Valley Chapter of ASM International is open to any person over the age of 18 whose interest lie in the field of materials technology.

Student Membership: Student memberships are available to full-time middle or high school students.  

To become a member please contact Member Service via email: or by phone 800.336.5152 ext 0.