Fort Worth, Texas (PRWEB) February 13, 2013
Bluff Manufacturing, an innovative leader in the fabrication and design of high quality material handling, dock and warehouse equipment, cantilever racks, and safety barriers, is proud to announce the assignment of Bruce Parker as Director of Finance and Accounting.
“I’m thrilled to be working for Bluff Manufacturing,” says Parker, “It’s an exciting, niche company, and I look forward to contributing to its continued growth.”
Prior to joining Bluff Manufacturing, Parker held the positions of CFO and COO of Bruce Foods Corporation. During his tenure at Bruce Foods Corporation, Parker was responsible for accounting, treasury, IT, HR, risk management, sales, operations, and more. Year over year, he lowered manufacturing costs and increased labor productivity, while also increasing sales. Parker implemented a new ERP system as well as a disaster recovery plan with full back up capability.
Previously, Parker held several positions at the multi-national manufacturing company Saint Gobain Corporation, including Vice President Administration, Finance and Strategic Planning, Director of Industrial Policy, and Vice President Finance. In his most recent role at Saint Gobain Corporation, Parker was responsible for the strategic planning, financial and information administration for the worldwide organization with 19 facilities in 9 countries. He developed a consistent reporting structure for the divisional business plan, budgeting, and operational reviews for the controllers and general managers of each facility.
“Bruce is a talented, knowledgeable individual who will be a great asset to the Bluff team as we continue to grow,” says Andrea Curreri, President of Bluff Manufacturing, “We are happy to have someone of his caliber.”
Parker received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from The Ohio State University and his MBA from Midwestern State University. He is also a licensed CPA in Texas.
About Bluff Manufacturing
For more than 40 years, Bluff Manufacturing has been recognized as an innovative leader in the fabrication and design of high quality dock, warehouse, and safety equipment. Bluff Manufacturing, whose customers include Frito Lay, Lumber Liquidators and Airgas, adheres to the American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI) MH30.2 standard, ensuring the highest quality products and providing customers with the greatest possible value. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Bluff Manufacturing serves the entire U.S., Central & South America and the Caribbean through a national distributor network, and the company’s 7 distribution warehouses ensure quick delivery of the standard items in the company’s product line including yard ramps, dock boards, and dock levelers. Bluff Manufacturing acquired B&L Structures in June 2010, expanding its portfolio to include steel structures such as, cantilever rack, stairways, free standing conveyor support structures, catwalks, work platforms, caged ladders, and mezzanines.