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NEW YORK, March 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE:MTX) announced today that it has expanded the responsibilities for three senior executives. Gary Castagna, Senior Vice President & Managing Director of the Performance Materials business unit, has been named Group President, Performance Materials and Construction Technologies, as the company reorganizes these business units into one operating segment. D.J. Monagle, Chief Operating Officer, Specialty Minerals and Refractories, has been appointed Group President, Specialty Minerals and Refractories. Jon Hastings, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, has been selected to lead an initiative to broaden and strengthen the company's organizational structure in China to accelerate growth. "This reorganization creates greater alignment across the company, allowing us to sharpen our focus on customers, to speed decisions and to accelerate MTI's growth," said Douglas T. Dietrich, Chief Executive Officer. New York-based Minerals Technologies Inc. is a resource- and technology-based growth company that develops, produces and markets worldwide a broad range of specialty mineral, mineral-based and synthetic mineral products and related systems and services. MTI serves the paper, foundry, steel, construction, environmental, energy, polymer and consumer products industries. The company reported sales of $1.638 billion in 2016. For further information about Minerals Technologies Inc. look on the internet at http://www.mineralstech.com/.