Hoyt will be responsible for developing and implementing operational strategies to strengthen and grow the manufacturing performance of Global Specialty Solutions Inc. companies North American Tool Corporation (South Beloit, IL), Gaylee Saws (Sterling Heights, MI), Bitner Tooling Technologies (Sterling Heights, MI), and Allen Benjamin Inc. (Mesa, AZ).
Hoyt brings a wealth of relevant manufacturing and management experience to his new position. He was previously a consultant with Ingenium Technologies providing strategic, results-oriented productivity improvements to industrial manufacturers.
He served as the Director of Manufacturing for the Turbine Systems Division of the Woodward Governor Company, a $1.5 Billion provider of energy control systems and components for aircraft and industrial engines and turbines, and was responsible for all manufacturing and facilities management. He previously held key leadership positions with Woodward Governor, and prior to that, Hoyt was appointed to management level manufacturing engineering positions at Hamilton Sundstrand and Honeywell Aerospace.
Jim has a BS Engineering degree in Manufacturing Engineering Technology from Arizona State University. He has also completed several executive management level training programs in Six Sigma strategies, lean manufacturing principles and manufacturing process management.
“We look forward to welcoming Jim and adding his strong manufacturing and management leadership to the Global Specialty Solutions family of companies,” stated Curt Lansbery, President and CEO of Global Specialty Solutions Inc.
Hoyt will be based at the North American Tool manufacturing, sales and service facility in South Beloit, IL.
About Global Specialty Solutions Inc.
Global Specialty Solutions Inc. is a privately held enterprise with a diverse range of industrial business interests serving the needs of industrial distributors and manufacturers on a global scale. Additional information is available at: www.globalspecialtysolutions.com