July 11, 2011
Roll-Kraft, a producer of tube and pipe roll tooling and roll forming roll tooling in Mentor, Ohio, has made several staff appointments.
Roderick Paris has been named account manager. He previously worked in sales, marketing, and management positions at Nuconsteel, Tyco Intl., Kroy Building Products, Alcoa Building Products, and American International Companies. Paris has an MBA and a bachelor's degree in business management, both from Letourneau University in Texas.
Patrick Hopkins has joined the company as account manager. He worked previously in sales and marketing for Sysco Foods, Fox Intl., and Wyman Gordon Forgings. A recent graduate of Ohio University, Hopkins holds a bachelor's degree in health communications in business, with a minor in business and marketing.
Ivan Pereira has been hired as tooling engineer for tube and pipe. He previously served in engineering positions at RMTS, Chicago Roll Co., and Motorola and also worked for Baxter Healthcare and ABS Pumps. Pereira holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the Institute of Engineers and a postgraduate diploma in mechanical engineering from the Institute of Technology, both in India.
Tim Jerew has been named tooling designer for tube and pipe. He worked previously as production leader at Component Repair Technologies. Jerew earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Toledo.
Brad Lazar has been appointed regrind engineer. He is a recent graduate of Coastal Carolina University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in business finance.