Michael Woolery Joins Plibrico as its New Purchasing Manager
Strengthening Customer-First Practices and Improving Supply Chain Management
Woolery's early emphasis will be on driving improvements through optimization of the company's supply chain spend and increases in efficiencies. To accomplish this, he will integrate a strategy that is both data-driven and forward-thinking, plus includes key performance standards.
Woolery will report directly to the company's Chief Financial Officer, Rob Wasieleski. "I am pleased to welcome Mike Woolery to Plibrico, where his extensive expertise and demonstrated track record will add immediate value to our business and benefit our customers," said Wasieleski. "Mike is a purchasing professional with an excellent understanding of supply chain logistics, and a solid grasp of raw materials and commodities."
Woolery comes to the Plibrico Company with a Lean/Six Sigma Certification and over fifteen years of experience in procurement, purchasing and auditing within the freight and heavy industrial equipment industries. Most recently he was a Senior Global Commodity Specialist for CNH Industrial in Burr Ridge, IL, where he managed over 50 manufacturing suppliers across a variety of global commodities.
Woolery earned his bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Nebraska in Omaha, NE, and his master's degree in business administration from Loyola University Chicago.
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ABOUT PLIBRICO COMPANY, LLC
Plibrico Company, LLC is an industry leading single-source supplier of aluminosilicate and high alumina monolithic refractories used in the processing of aluminum, steel, sugar, cement, waste, power generation and other demanding thermal environments. For over a century, organizations have trusted us to develop innovative and reliable refractory solutions that consistently increase efficiency, improve production uptime and safely boost the performance of our customers' thermal processing operations and equipment.
Committed to growth and focused on providing value to customers, Plibrico has brought together one of the broadest product and technical service portfolios in the refractories industry. Our wide portfolio allows us to fully service our customers from concept to completion.
Headquartered in Northbrook, Illinois, Plibrico serves its customers through a centrally located manufacturing plant, and a network of refractory construction offices and partners throughout the United States and Canada. Plibrico supplies high quality monolithic refractory materials worldwide under the Plico® brand.