July 18, 2011
Beckwood Press Co., St. Louis, has hired Rick Winkler as manufacturing manager. He oversees the engineering and manufacturing departments and is responsible for directing and coordinating all of the plant's manufacturing activities.
Winkler has more than 30 years of industrial experience, focused primarily in engineering and production management. Throughout his career, he has worked for small, privately owned firms and Fortune 500 companies.
He holds a bachelor's degree in engineering management with a specialization in mechanical engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla.
Beckwood Press Co. is a supplier of hydraulic presses and automated systems.