May 2, 2011
Ohio Rod Products, a division of Elgin Fastener Group in Versailles, Ind., has promoted Ryan Detmer to the position of inside sales supervisor. Detmer, a graduate of Ball State University in Muncie, Ind., has been employed with the company since 2003, working as a sales/customer service correspondent while helping develop Elgin's import program. In his new position, he serves as the liaison between ORP’s inside sales correspondents and senior management while retaining responsibility for maintenance of several key accounts.
The company also has hired Michael Knowlton to the position of inside sales manager. Knowlton has extensive experience in account management and sales management, as well as knowledge of ERP and MRP systems. He oversees all inside sales activity and coordinates specific account responsibilities. Knowlton is a graduate of Indiana University.
Ohio Rod Products manufactures cold-headed and threaded, long-length specialty fasteners.