Heil Trailer International, Co. announced that Jacob Radish has assumed the role of Plant Manager at the Athens, Tennessee, facility. As Plant Manager, Radish will help the Athens plant continue its Lean Journey and work with the Athens team to align all processes to ensure delivery of quality products and services to Heil customers.
Jake previously worked at Oshkosh Corporation in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, where he held a number of key leadership positions in operations and Lean transformation. Oshkosh produces specialty access equipment, fire and emergency trucks, as well as various military vehicles. Prior to that, Jake worked in the metal finishing business for Southwest Metal Finishing, Inc., as a Tier 1 Supplier to Harley-Davidson Motor Company.
“We’re excited to welcome Jacob to the Heil team,” said David Cox, Vice President of Operations, Heil Trailer International, Co. “He brings a level of experience and workplace organization skills that will be a great benefit to our operations in Athens.”
Established in 1901, Heil Trailer International, Co. is the leading brand of durable tank trailers and is known for the enduring performance of its products, industry-leading support and solutions-driven customer service. A manufacturer of liquid, dry bulk, oilfield, construction, platform, specialized, towing and defense trailers, Heil designs its products to meet the most stringent region- and load-specific requirements in 85 countries around the globe. Heil Trailer International, Co. is owned by American Industrial Partners, an operationally oriented middle -market private equity firm that makes control investments in North American-based industrial businesses serving domestic and global
markets. Heil Trailer International, Co. is headquartered in Cleveland, Tennessee. For more information about Heil Trailer, visit www.heiltrailer.labovdev.com.