Immediate Release – July 2017
Subject: Tru-Cut Announces New General Manager
Salt Lake City, UT – Tru-Cut LLC, a full-service graphic finishing company, announces Richard Allen as its new General Manager. He succeeds Kevin Ball, Tru-Cut’s President and Co-founder, to assume leadership of the business that Kevin and his brother Stan Ball founded in 1979.
“Richard has been a successful leader of multiple manufacturing companies for over 25 years,” said Kevin Ball. “His strong track record in operational efficiency and quality, combined with his focus on our customers and employees, will be the driving forces that continue our company’s success.”
“Richard shares the values that Kevin and I have made the foundation of Tru-Cut’s culture since we founded the company over 30 years ago,” said Stan Ball. “Kevin and I are confident that Richard brings the right combination of manufacturing expertise, and a concern for our customers and employees.”
Richard Allen was most recently Area Operations Manager of Airgas in Salt Lake City. Prior to Airgas Mr. Allen was Operations Site Manager at Weir Minerals. He brings expertise in lean manufacturing practices, quality control, purchasing, distribution and logistics. He combines his operations expertise with a focus on understanding the needs of customers, and setting the highest standards for on-time, high quality execution to achieve exceptional results. Mr. Allen is similarly focused on engagement with employees to create a work environment that is rewarding and productive.
Established in 1979, Tru-Cut designs and manufactures rotary and flat steel rule dies and offers a full line of finishing services, including die cutting, foil stamping/embossing, folding/gluing, trimming, and specialty work. Tru-Cut also manufactures highly customized crating products and provides high-tolerance laser and CNC cutting services. Our customers include medical device companies, commercial printers, advertising agencies, greeting card companies, corrugated and packaging companies, and the new inventor. We pride ourselves on having the knowledge, experience, and expertise necessary to handle the most challenging of projects.
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