The Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) elected P.J. Thompson, president of Trans-Matic Manufacturing Company of Holland, MI, to be the 2012 chairman of the PMA board of directors. Thompson pledged to focus on mid-level managers working in the industry to provide them with the training and experiences that will empower them to lead metalforming companies to new competitive heights on the global stage.
Thompson intends to work with PMA to expand the associationâ€™s educational offerings to include training in business-management fundamentals.
Bill Adler, Stripmatic Products, Inc., Cleveland, OH, and Jody Fledderman, Batesville Tool & Die, Batesville, IN, will join Thompson in leadership roles on the board of directors of PMA. Adler will serve as first vice chair and Fledderman as second vice chair and treasurer.
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