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Metalforming Industry Movers and Shakers

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Metal stamper and fabricator Proos Manufacturing, Grand Rapids, MI, announced that CEO Amy Proos has been named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 in Michigan and Northwest Ohio. The award recognizes outstanding high-growth entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and success in innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their business and community. Proos is the third-generation, and first woman, CEO and owner of the 94-yr.-old company;

Custom rollformer OMCO, Wickliffe, OH, announced that its president and CEO Gary Shuster has been named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 in Northeast Ohio. Schuster joined the firm in 2008, and since that time it has enjoyed a sales of increase of 816 percent while adding two new facilities and 800 additional employees;

Die-component manufacturer Anchor Lamina America, Inc., a Misumi Group company, named Ted Phillips director of business development, responsible for sales in Michigan and all U.S. regions east of Michigan. The firm also promoted Donald L. Hahn, components technology manager for its Lamina Hydraulics line, to senior engineering manager. More at

Tool and diemaker, stamper and injection molder Tenere Inc., Dresser, WI, appointed Greg Adams chief executive officer, the company’s third CEO in its 47-yr. history. Tenere operates four manufacturing facilities in Wisconsin and Colorado, and participates in a joint-venture operation in China;

Dr. Lars Gruenert is the new president and CEO of Trumpf Inc., Farmington, CT. He assumes responsibility for all of the firm’s North American subsidiaries and business operations, having previously served as executive vice president of Trumpf GmbH + Co., and CFO of the company’s laser technology/electronics division;


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