ASHTABULA, Ohio, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Molded Fiber Glass Companies (MFG), a distinguished international composites manufacturer, announced today that Greg Tilton has joined the management team as executive vice president and chief operating officer effective March 21, 2011. Greg will assume responsibility for driving MFG's operations that serve various markets including the automotive and heavy trucking industries. As a member of the senior management team, he will have a key role in overall corporate operations.
Prior to the appointment at MFG, Greg was the senior vice president of operations for U.S. Cotton, a vertically integrated supplier of private label, cotton based consumer products in North America. At U.S. Cotton, Greg was involved in top-line growth, managed bottom-line results and developed corporate strategic initiatives. U.S. Cotton, wholly owned by Parkdale Mills, is recognized as a market leader.
"Greg brings both a depth of experience and youthful perspective that we were seeking to add to our management team," says Richard Morrison, CEO of MFG. "We believe he will be a tremendous asset as we strive to stay flexible and profitable in a challenging market."
"I am honored and excited to join Molded Fiber Glass Companies and the extraordinary people who make up the organization," said Tilton. "The capabilities and integrity of our team at MFG and a strong customer bias will ensure our success as we continue to pursue operating excellence."
Greg earned an MBA from Kent State University and a bachelors of science in electrical engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology. He also completed the Global Supply Chain Management program at Northwestern University.
About Molded Fiber Glass Companies
Molded Fiber Glass Companies (MFG) is a leader in the field of reinforced plastics and composites, serving diverse markets with a variety of composite material systems. The company has 16 operating entities in the United States and Mexico, strategically focused to supply high value, high quality products and manufacturing services for applications such as wind energy, automotive, heavy truck, defense, construction, material handling and water treatment. The company is headquartered in Ashtabula, OH and is privately owned.
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