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Bunting Magnetics Augments Manufacturing Team

January 11, 2011
Bunting Magnetics Co., headquartered in Newton, KS, has announced the addition of Marvin Angleton as manager, technical services and quality, and Tom Andrews as metal detection service technician.

“Marvin brings a diverse background that combines the practical knowledge of managing the daily flow of a shop floor with the strategic ability to anticipate how we can grow and improve our operational capabilities,” said Barry Voorhees, general manager for Bunting’s main production facility. “Also, Marvin has worked for Bunting in the past and is familiar with the mindset in which we manufacture our products. Quality is the first concern and continuing that tradition will be his primary focus.”

Angleton has more than 27 years of manufacturing experience in the aerospace and magnetic material industries. His range of skills spans from working as a machinist to being the engineering manager for a large aerospace firm. Marvin’s training includes Six-Sigma Green Belt certification in quality initiatives, policy development for OHSA regulations, and various process improvements involving information technology systems. Angleton holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Marketing from Wichita State University and a Masters of Business Administration from Friends University in Wichita, KS. In his role, Angleton will direct the Technical Services Department which includes the Design Engineering, Inside Sales, Estimating and Research & Development teams.

As a metal detection service technician, Andrews will help manage all new unit startup and commissioning for the Bunting metal detection product line. This will include troubleshooting and repair in all field service situations including customer audits. Tom will assist in implementing new service contracts as required and provide professional field service and phone support for Bunting customers.

Andrews, a native of Wichita, KS, has more than 25 years of field service experience in the aerospace and printing products industries. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, Andrews has extensive training in basic electronics and digital electronics and has served as an instructor at the Wichita Technical Institute in the past.

For more information, visit www.buntingmagnetics.com.