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In his new position, Doug will lead the daily operations of the company, where he will continue to ensure exceptional customer service and employee satisfaction is achieved. In addition to running the day-to-day operations at DeKALB, his role will include overseeing the finance, engineering, human resources and production departments. Doug Bonecutter will continue to report to President and CEO Rick Walters.
“With Doug’s experience and passion for getting the job done the right way, he has driven DeKALB to new heights,” said Walters. “I am excited to watch Doug continue to achieve new benchmarks for our company in his new role.”
Doug Bonecutter joined DeKALB in 2017 as the director of operations, bringing 15 years of manufacturing experience, where he previously held positions as both a plant manager and operations manager. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Grace College & Seminary in business management. Since joining DeKALB in 2017, Bonecutter has made a quick impact, working with a focus on continuous improvement and drive for improvements in efficiency.
With the promotion of Doug, Walters will be able to provide a stronger supporting role with the team in business development on top of assisting in overall sales efforts. Walters will continue to maintain regular contact with the leaders of existing customers and add support during the introduction of DeKALB to prospects.
About DeKALB Molded Plastics:
Founded in 1978, DeKALB Molded Plastics is a custom structural foam molder specializing in large, multi-nozzle plastic products. As one of the first ISO 9002, currently 9001:2015, certified structural plastics molders in the US, DeKALB offers a variety of value-added operations, including in-house post mold painting, plastic decorating capabilities, kitting, and assembly requirements for programs ranging from single stand-alone products to complex, multi-component, multi-operation programs. For more information on DeKALB Molded Plastics, please call 260-868-2105 or visit www.dekalbplastics.com.
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