––– 2012 RICHARD HALL AWARD FOR LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE FINALISTS ––
Mario Robles, CEO, MPC Industrial Products, Irvine, CA
Mario Robles joined MPC in 2007 as General Manager and in 2011 was named CEO. Throughout his career Mario has specialized in operations management and continuous process improvement efforts in Operations, Logistics and Quality Divisions. Mario has multiple industry experience including High End Corporate Furniture (Steelcase), Recreational Vehicles (Alfa Leisure) Medical Precision Fabrication (Fabcon) and Aerospace & Defense (MPC Industrial Products). Mario holds a BS degree in Business Management from the Pepperdine University and a MBA from the University of Southern California.
Excerpt from application
“Mario is committed to creating a personal relationship with every employee that he interacts with. This invites clear honest truthful communication and facilitates a sense of shared responsibility in all individual and team interactions. Using personal power versus position power has enabled Mario to increase the likelihood that the team members will be committed to what they are doing. He believes that ‘Involvement Builds Commitment’.”
Patrick J. McCready, President, TSI Plastics, Inc., Minneapolis, MN
Pat McCready has operated as President of TSI Plastics since 2001, a premier non-metalic fabrication company serving the military, aerospace and commercial aircraft industries as well as medical and earth moving equipment. During his 25-year career at TSI Plastics, Pat has worked in all aspects of the business from manufacturing to sales and has been strategic in doubling the size of the company since 2005. He has led the organization through many improvements including ISO 9001:2000, AS9100 certifications as well as pursuing SEA certification in 2010. Pat holds a BS in Business Marketing from the Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Excerpt from application
“Pat is known around the company as the person to go to if you need help with anything. All employees feel comfortable coming to him with any issues they have knowing he will help with the situation and handle it so everyone can benefit. He has inspired employees to gain a better understanding of the company, the industry and what it takes to be successful. His work ethic is surpassed only by his dedication to his employees and his company. His actions often times speaks louder than his words, as he is often found on the plant floor helping with production issues or giving ideas to help facilitate process flow and using a hands on approach to help motivate all employees.”
––– OTHER NEWS –––
New Associate Membership
The new ASSOCIATE membership is an "individual" membership and it is designed to provide individuals with the opportunity to join SEA, and explore ways in which their company can implement the roadmap by attending webcasts, briefings, conferences and Process Owner Forums to learn and collaborate with other suppliers. This package includes a number of webcasts designed to support a supplier's implementation of the SEA Roadmap. Membership for individuals associated with the aerospace and defense industry. Click HERE to request more information.
Process Owner Forums - Free One-Day Pass!
Get a Day Pass and find out just how powerful the Process Owner Forums can be. Are you a member but not enrolled in the Process Owner Forums? The Day Pass gives you access to the forum of your choice. Just register using the "Click" link on the right of the session you wish to attend and we'll send you all the info you need to participate. click HERE for forum schedule and to request your free pass.
––– PARTNER NEWS –––
PNAA 2013 Aerospace Conference - February 12-14 in Lynnwood, WA
PNAA’s Aerospace Conference is the largest commercial aerospace conference of its kind in the Pacific Northwest and the second largest of its kind in the U.S. It is specially geared toward supply chain issues and the small and mid-sized suppliers. The 2013 conference will include a full day devoted to airlines and MRO business, as well as commercial aerospace days and an expanded Supplier’s Fair. Expect to hear top-notch speakers addressing timely topics for the Pacific Northwest supply chain. PNAA’s conference is a global event attracting registrants from the United States and around the world. In 2012, 330 attendees represented nearly 200 aerospace companies. Get More Information on PNAA 2013