NS Group has named Thomas Weber vice president/manufacturing. Since joining the company in 1995, Weber has served as vice president/operations for both Newport Steel, the company's welded tubular products subsidiary, and Koppel Steel, its seamless tubular products unit.

NS Group also announced the resignation of William Beible Jr. as executive vice president and COO.

In other NS Group news, the company announced the opening of a Houston sales office by the end of the year.