December 16, 2013
BLM Group USA, Wixom, Mich., a manufacturer of tube processing equipment, has appointed Todd O'Brien as product manager and Matthew Bleck, PMP, as continuous improvement project manager. The company also has placed four service technicians in the field in the last six months.
O'Brien acts in a support capacity for all of the company's products by providing and evaluating time studies, field support, and best-fit laser systems for customers. He previously worked as a sales executive at Gladwin Machinery and Supply. Most recently he served as BLM Group's southwest regional sales manager. The company has appointed David Cotton to that position to replace O'Brien.
Bleck is responsible for project management, instituting lean manufacturing, and further developing continuous improvement in the company's manufacturing operations. Before joining the company, he served as a project manager for Phillips Corp., Federal Division.