Retail

Cooper names modular manufacturing chief

Order Reprints

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has named Jeff Schumaker director of modular manufacturing.

"Schumaker will be responsible for Cooper's pursuit of leveraging lean concepts, technology and existing equipment to create manufacturing areas -- which may be modules, cells or mini-plants -- that can make low-volume, high-complexity products, reserving traditional manufacturing for high-volume runs," say Cooper officials.

Since joining Cooper in 1988, Schumaker has worked as a development engineer, tire testing manager and SUV/light truck tire development manager, in addition to a variety of other positions.

Related Articles

Cooper names vice president, manufacturing

Cooper names Kortokrax VP of manufacturing

Goodyear names v.p. of manufacturing

You must login or register in order to post a comment.