Daniel S. Janikowski is technical manager at Plymouth Tube Co., East Troy, Wis., a global supplier of stainless steel, and carbon and alloy tubing. In this role, Janikowski assists customers with materials selection, specifications, testing and heat transfer analysis for power plant heat transfer applications.
An ASTM fellow and Award of Merit recipient, Janikowski, who joined ASTM International in 1989, currently serves as chairman of Subcommittees A01.10 on Stainless and Alloy Steel Tubular Products and A01.17 on Flat-Rolled and Wrought Stainless Steel within Committee A01 on Steel, Stainless Steel and Related Alloys. He is also a member of Committees B02 on Nonferrous Metals and Alloys, B07 on Light Metals and Alloys and B10 on Reactive and Refractory Metals and Alloys.
Janikowski has been at Plymouth Tube Co. since 2005, holding positions as general manager, energy sales manager and senior account executive before becoming technical manager in 2010. He had previously been a general manager with Trent Tube from 2000 to 2005. Janikowski's additional experience in power tubing came from his time with the Allied Signal Research Center, where he was involved in alloy selection, product development and failure analysis with a number of company divisions. Outside ASTM International, Janikowski is a member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers committees; the Heat Exchange Institute tubular product technical committee; and NACE International. He is also a past chairman of the Chicago chapter of ASM International.
Author of more than 30 papers on pipe and tubing materials selection, manufacturing and testing techniques, Janikowski has been awarded three patents. He earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in metallurgical engineering from the University of Illinois in Chicago.