Bristol, CT and Grand Falls, New Brunswick, Canada – February 3, 2020
In an effort to meet the continuing high demand for its products, Enflo LLC, a Connecticut based manufacturer of PTFE basic shapes, is excited to announce the addition of Steve Rood as its new Vice President of Operations.
Mr. Rood will be responsible for the overall management and support of Enflo’s North American manufacturing operations. He will be integral in implementing Enflo’s capital investments and ensuring that the company’s equipment and resources are optimized to meet the growing demands of the business. His objectives will focus on the execution of the Company’s strategic initiatives as they relate to operational excellence and Enflo’s financial performance. Mr. Rood will be responsible for overseeing day to day operations of Enflo’s facilities in Bristol, CT and Grand Falls, New Brunswick, Canada including all areas relating to manufacturing processes and procedures that support the Company’s long and short-range strategic direction.
“Steve is an extraordinary leader who brings an enormous level of experience in the key practices that drive operational excellence. His LEAN background and skillsets are critical to meeting our growth objectives” said Mark Lamoureaux, Enflo’s President and CEO. “With his broad knowledge, Steve will be able to immediately address the implementation of key assets required by Enflo to meet market demands for capacity growth and expansion.”
Steve joins Enflo with an impressive operations background. Prior to joining Enflo, Steve was the Chief Operating Officer for the past 17 years for Light Metals Coloring, a large anodizing job shop with 90 employees located in Southington, CT. His duties included full P&L responsibility, implementing lean manufacturing principles and ensuring consistent compliance to all industry regulations. Steve’s previous experience includes Assistant Plant Manager with Carter Wallace, Inc. and Director of Manufacturing Operations with Lapointe Industries.
Steve has a BSME from the University of Connecticut – School of Engineering. Enflo LLC is one of the largest, privately owned manufacturers of Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) in North America. Founded in 1954, Enflo is a PTFE specialized solution provider with proven expertise in manufacturing Virgin, Reprocessed and Filled (Enflon®) PTFE basic shapes. Enflo manufactures PTFE molded sheets, skived sheets, tape, extruded rod and tubing, molded cylinders and rod in standard and custom sizes using PTFE resins and fill materials to fit customers’ needs.