November 10, 2009
Elgin Fastener Group (EFG), Versailles, Ind., has promoted Phil King to the position of vice president of manufacturing. In this position, he works in tandem with team members at EFG companies Chandler Products and Leland Powell Fasteners to incorporate lean principles.
King joined Ohio Rod Products, a division of EFG, in1986 as a sales correspondent and was promoted to stocking supervisor in 1994. In 2001 he transferred to the production side of Ohio Rod and has served as plant manager since 2004.
Elgin Fastener Group combines four domestic industrial fastener manufacturers (Ohio Rod Products, Leland Powell Fasteners, Chandler Products, and Precision Screw & Bolt), an engineering and international procurement division (Elgin Fasteners Intl.), and a metal finishing company (Best Metal Finishing).