American Punch Company has announced that Matt Bendula has been named VP of operations, effective immediately.
Bendula joined American Punch in 2016 as a roving operator in grinding, finishing, heat-treat prep, and inventory control then quickly joined the sales department. He previously spent six years in industrial sales after earning a BA in Marketing from Kent State University. He went on to earn his MBA from Ohio University, with a concentration in Executive Management.
In his new role, Bendula will be responsible for overseeing day-to-day manufacturing
operations, and will define and implement operations strategy and processes, and plan for future growth and expansion of manufacturing capabilities. He will also be responsible for maximizing workflow efficiency.
“Matt has worked hard since the day he joined our organization to learn our processes and industry,” says Bob Olson, owner and president of American Punch. “He has the experience, training, and education to help American Punch prepare for our future as we lead the metalworking, stamping and rollforming industries for high performance tooling.”