Welcome, Shaun Hale!

Effective 4/24/23, Shaun Hale joins URC as the Vice President of Technical Sales.

In this position, Shaun will support URC’s 4U Service model by further supporting our ability to deliver valuable, trustworthy technical data and customized technical solutions to our sales team and their customers. Shaun’s initial focus will be the Aluminum industry along with serving as the conduit between product development and the sales group.

Shaun has been the National Sales Manager for Capital Refractories since 2006. In that role he started and developed Capital’s U.S. business by increasing sales, building his sales team, setting up manufacturing and distribution, and working with R&D to develop new products. He started in the refractories industry in 1997 in the UK, working for Hepworth Refractories, which became Vesuvius where he had roles in marketing and sales engineering.

Overall, Shaun’s contribution of skills and sales/marketing experience makes him a valuable resource to support our customers, our sales force, and the 4U Service model.

Shaun lives in the Cincinnati area and will have an office at the Brookville plant, reporting to Brad Dickerman.

Jim Caprio
Senior V.P. Sales & Marketing