Uzelac Industries Names Hobbs President

Hobbs will be promoted from vice president and general manager

Powder Bulk Solids Staff

December 1, 2022

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Uzelac Industries Inc. has appointed Michael Hobbs as president, effective December 1.Image courtesy of Uzelac Industries Inc.

Uzelac Industries Inc., a leader in rotary drying systems, has appointed Michael Hobbs as president, effective December 1.

For the last five years, Hobbs has been a core member of the Uzelac Industries leadership team as the vice president and general manager. Hobbs is preceded by CEO and founder, Michael Uzelac.

“We’re all very excited to have Mike take on the role of president,” said Michael Uzelac, chairman of Uzelac Industries. “He has been a pleasure to work with and has played a vital role in the growth of our business. I’m confident he’s the right person for the job.”

During his time at Uzelac Industries, Hobbs has formed and maintained valuable relationships with partners, vendors, customers, and employees. He has overseen day-to-day operations and has been an integral part of the company’s expansion in recent years.

“I am excited for this opportunity to grow and guide the Uzelac team as we prepare for continued success in the future,” said Hobbs.

Hobbs brings an additional 27 years of diverse management and business experience from companies including Siemens Building Technologies and Rockwell Automation. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Milwaukee School of Engineering.

About Uzelac Industries

Uzelac Industries is a family-owned company based in Greendale, WI that has been a leader in rotary drying systems since 2003. The company was originally comprised of two operating divisions: Industrial MetalFab Specialties (Poja Sheet Metal) and Duske Drying Systems. Together, these companies have more than 40 years of experience in rotary drum dryer manufacturing.

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Powder Bulk Solids Staff

Established in 1983, Powder & Bulk Solids (PBS) serves industries that process, handle, and package dry particulate matter, including the food, chemical, and pharmaceutical markets.

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