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Paulo adds two experienced team members

Paulo is excited to announce two additions to our team. Mike Neumann will join Paulo as the Plant Manager for the Kansas City location. The Kansas City Division serves the Automotive/Heavy Truck, Aerospace, and Railway industries and has a diverse offering of equipment including continuous belt, integral quench, salt baths, and vacuum furnaces.

Mike comes to us with 20 years of progressive experience in the heat treating industry in both Sales and Operations functions. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, specializing in Metallurgy, from Texas A&M and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from University of St. Thomas. Mike will begin on January 29th and will report to Ben Crawford, Vice President Operations. Ben comments, “Mike’s experience effectively driving innovative processing methods will enable us to increase efficiency and strengthen customer service.“

Kathy Neumann will join Paulo as the Director of Corporate Safety based at our Kansas City facility. Kathy has extensive experience managing multi-plant safety programs for commercial heat treatment and traditional manufacturing companies.  She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Ecology and a Master’s degree in Biochemistry both from Texas A&M. She also holds numerous OSHA certifications. Kathy will begin work at Paulo on January 29th and will report to Ben Crawford.

Founded in 1943, Paulo is one of the largest providers of heat treating, brazing, and metal finishing solutions in North America. Headquartered in St. Louis, Paulo operates six divisions servicing the Midwest and Southeast regions of the United States and northern Mexico.