BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., April 28, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TriMas Corporation (NASDAQ:TRS) – a diversified global manufacturer of engineered and applied products – today announced the appointment of Marc A. Roberts as president of the Energy segment at TriMas Corporation, effective May 2, 2016. Roberts will report directly to TriMas President and Chief Executive Officer Dave Wathen.
“We are extremely pleased Marc is joining our TriMas team,” said Wathen. “Marc comes to us with a proven track record of driving growth and profitability across global businesses, with nearly 25 years of experience in business development, manufacturing, supply chain and lean initiatives. With Marc’s extensive leadership and operational skills, we expect him to contribute greatly to the continued progress in our Energy segment.”
The Energy segment, consisting of the Lamons business, headquartered in Houston, designs, manufactures and distributes metallic and non-metallic gaskets, bolts, industrial fasteners and specialty products for the global petroleum refining, petrochemical, oil field and industrial markets. The Company is currently restructuring its global footprint and supply chain, driving manufacturing and operational improvements, and increasing the sales of its higher-margin, specialty products to drive margin enhancement and business improvements in this segment.
Since 2011, Roberts served as vice president of operations and supply chain at Silgan Plastics with responsibility for leading the operational strategy and providing leadership for 20 manufacturing sites, strategic planning, supply chain, operational excellence, human resources, and environmental health and safety. Prior to that, he held the position of senior vice president of operations and supply chain at Spartech Corporation where he was responsible for the leadership of more than 30 manufacturing sites, supply chain, operational excellence, project management, and environmental health and safety. In addition, Roberts served in various global leadership, sales and operational roles at Precision Castparts Corporation and Johnson Controls, Inc.
Roberts received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University in New York.
Headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, TriMas Corporation (NASDAQ:TRS) provides engineered and applied products for growing markets worldwide. TriMas is organized into four reportable segments: Packaging, Aerospace, Energy and Engineered Components. TriMas has approximately 4,000 employees in 13 countries. For more information, visit www.trimascorp.com.
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