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Norplex-Micarta appoints manufacturing engineer

News International-French

27 Feb 2014

Norplex-Micarta, the leading manufacturer of high performance thermoset composites, is pleased to announce the promotion of Chris Crawford to Manufacturing Engineer at the company’s Postville, IA headquarters.

Mr. Crawford’s responsibilities now include implementing changes to raw materials and manufacturing processes to meet customer needs, working to reduce scrap through refinement of the organization’s manufacturing processes, providing technical support to internal operations, specifying and identifying new equipment, proving equipment capabilities and daily involvement in the plant manufacturing activities.

Mr. Crawford has been with Norplex-Micarta for ten years and has spent the last eight years as a Customer Service Representative. There he was responsible for all phases of customer order management, which included order entry and review, responding to customer inquiries, preparing price quotes, order expediting and information exchanges with customers, field sales personnel, and the plant staff. Mr. Crawford holds a Bachelor of Science in Agronomy and a Master of Science in Agricultural Education from Iowa State University.                  

“Chris’s attention to detail combined with his product knowledge and focus on customers’ material requirements will enable him to continue Norplex-Micarta’s focus on product quality and customer satisfaction. We are excited to welcome Chris to his new position as Manufacturing Engineer, and look forward to the knowledge and experience he will bring to his new role.” said Dan Krammen, Quality Assurance and Manufacturing Engineering Manager.

About Norplex-Micarta:

Norplex-Micarta is the leading manufacturer of high performance thermoset composites. Norplex-Micarta’s vast product line and variety of product forms serves power generation, alternate energy, ballistic protection,  construction, electrical devices, electronics, heavy industrial, military/aerospace, oil & gas, and transportation markets throughout Europe, Asia/Pacific, and The Americas. Having opened a new production facility in  Changzhou, Jiangsu, China in June 2013, Norplex-Micarta is headquartered in Postville, IA, USA.