Indiana Manufacturers Association Elects Board Officers

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Batesville Tool & Die Inc. CEO Jody Fledderman will serve as chair. Batesville Tool & Die Inc. CEO Jody Fledderman will serve as chair.

The Indiana Manufacturers Association has elected its executive committee for 2017. Jody Fledderman, chief executive officer of Batesville Tool & Die Inc., will serve as chair.

Fledderman succeeds Bill Gartland of Marion-based Atlas Foundry Co. Inc. Gartland will serve as the 2017 Immediate Past Chair. Gary Lehman of Lafayette-based Oerlikon Fairfield will serve as first vice-chair, while Mike Lunsford of Indianapolis-based Dart Controls will serve as second vice-chair.

The remaining members of the executive committee include:

  • Dick Giromini, Wabash National Corporation, Lafayette 
  • Tom Merrell, Industrial Dielectrics, Noblesville 
  • Jim Tuerk, Aero Industries, Indianapolis 

The 2017 IMA Board of Directors includes:

  • Clay Barnes, MPI Corp., Indianapolis
  • Brian Bergsma, Indiana Michigan Power, Indianapolis
  • Scott Brand, Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc., Lafayette
  • JB Brown, Bremen Castings, Inc., Bremen
  • Ken Campbell, Clabber Girl Corp., Terre Haute
  • Wendell Carter, ArcelorMittal USA, Inc., East Chicago
  • Jeff Duell, GE Aviation, Terre Haute
  • Ray Fiechter, Universal Blower Pac, Inc., Noblesville
  • Dominic Grote, Grote Industries, Inc., Madison
  • Ed Hemmersbach, Alcoa, Inc. - Warrick Operations, Newburgh
  • John Hiler, Hiler Industries, LaPorte
  • John Kahle, Kimball Electronics, Inc., Jasper
  • Tom Keilman, BP Whiting Business Unit, Whiting
  • Greg Kincer, Kimball International, Inc., Jasper
  • Gary Larson, The Ford Meter Box Co. Inc., Wabash
  • Joe Lestingi, Crossroads Farms Dairy, Indianapolis
  • John Linville, Batesville Casket, Batesville
  • Greg Loving, Rochester Metal Products Corp., Rochester
  • Kelly Orr, Caterpillar Inc., Lafayette
  • Steven Overton, Overton & Sons Tool & Die Co. Inc., Mooresville
  • Fred Payne, Honda Manufacturing of Indiana LLC, Greensburg
  • Paul Perkins, Amatrol Inc., Jeffersonville
  • Richard Pfeil, Pfeil Inc., South Bend
  • Jeremy Pfister, Fort Wayne Metals Research Products, Fort Wayne
  • Scott Pflughoeft, Ashley Industrial Molding Inc., Ashley
  • Stan Pinegar, Duke Energy Indiana LLC, Indianapolis
  • Dan Potje, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana, Princeton
  • Jeff Powers, Nucor Steel, Crawfordsville
  • Lowell Puls, Chautauqua Inc., Auburn
  • Jason Rager, Cook Group Inc., Bloomington
  • Michael Roeder, Vectren Corp., Indianapolis
  • George Rogers, Eli Lilly and Co., Indianapolis
  • Barry Schneider, Steel Dynamics/Engineered Bar Products Div., Pittsboro
  • Matt Smorch, CountryMark, Indianapolis
  • William Soards, AT&T, Indianapolis
  • Paul Vercher. U.S. Steel Corp., Hoover, AL
  • Rick Weber, Batesville Products Inc., Lawrenceburg
  • Edward Zoeller, E.M. Cummings Veneer Inc., New Albany
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