May 15, 2008
Plymouth Tube Co., Warrenville, Ill., has appointed Gavin Ford as general manager of its hot mill in Winamac, Ind.
Ford previously worked for Prestolite Wire Corp.; while there he held the positions of director of manufacturing and sourcing, Asia, and director of manufacturing, Canadian operations. He also has owned and operated a private-label meat company and held operations management positions with Pram Filtration and Wheelabrator Corp. Ford has a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering with a minor in mathematics from Bradley University.
Plymouth Tube Co. is a global supplier of specialty carbon, alloy, nickel-alloy, and stainless steel tubing for mechanical, pressure, boiler, and hydraulic applications.