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2013-02-08 12:22:53

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On April 16, 1861 at 4:30 a.m., a 10-inch Tredegar mortar was fired upon Fort Sumter. From that day on, Tredegar Iron Works became known as the "Ironmaker to the Confederacy" supplying over half of all munitions and cannon used for its war effort. By the summer of 1863, General Robert E. Lee was mobilizing his army for assaults on northern soil. Under Joseph Reid Anderson's direction, Tredegar Iron Works was able to recycle old cannon...

2009-11-30 15:55:00

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tredegar Corporation (NYSE: TG) announced that John D. Gottwald plans to retire as Tredegar's president and chief executive officer. Mr. Gottwald, 55, joined Tredegar in 1989 and served as president and chief executive officer from 1989 to 2001 and from 2006 to the present. He will continue to serve as a member of Tredegar's board of directors and its executive committee. Tredegar's board of directors has appointed Nancy M. Taylor to...