February 2021: BSG Completes Another Successful Executive Search—Vice President Operations, Asahi/ America
Andy is a manufacturing leader with thirty years of operations and engineering management experience. He is a strong, decisive, and passionate leader with excellent analytical and organizational skills, maintaining uncompromising focus on shop floor culture, process optimization, customer satisfaction, and bottom line profitability improvements. He brings a breadth of experience leading large scale growth and change initiatives.
Andy was most recently Senior Operations Director with Harvey Building Products, a leading manufacturer of windows and doors. Andy holds a B.S. from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Asahi/America’s press announcement naming Andy as its Vice President of Operations can be found here: https://www.asahi-america.com/resource-center/news-events/press-releases/1052-asahi-america-welcomes-new-operations-vice-president.
Asahi/America pioneered the market for thermoplastic valves in the United States and Latin America during a time when there was no viable alternative to metal for piping systems. Asahi/America began by promoting valves from a company known as Asahi Yukizai Corporation and piping through AGRU GmbH in Austria. Through distributor and end-user education and acceptance, the use of thermoplastics grew. Asahi/America now manufactures and distributes a full selection of corrosion resistant thermoplastic fluid flow solutions including: valves, actuators, single and double-wall piping systems, wet process solutions and specialty components through a network of over 1,000 distributors throughout the US and Latin America.
What makes Asahi/America special is their ability to provide solutions for corrosive or high purity fluid handling systems individualized to meet virtually any customer's need. The Asahi/America technical staff is able to provide superior knowledge of products, applications and installations.
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