Component manufacturers

Buyers Products Co has added Jeff Zgrebnak to its sales group as regional sales manager responsible for customer support and market development for the Ohio region. He has extensive experience in the truck and trailer industry.

ArvinMeritor Inc has appointed Stephen Luc managing director, Worldwide Trailer Products. He will be based at the company's headquarters in Troy MI. Most recently, Luc served as business unit director for the company's CVS European Trailer Products, based in Wrexham, Wales.

Eaton Corp has filled four positions in its Truck Components Aftermarket business unit. Jeffrey T Barylak is the new VORAD global marketing manager, David L Plaster has been named global aftermarket marketing manager, Matthew A Sturdy is aftermarket NAFTA sales manager, and Sergio Sanchez has been appointed as marketing and business development manager-Mobile Diagnostic Tools and Solutions. Barylak joins Eaton from Panasonic Automotive Systems of America, where he previously served as a marketing strategist for new business development. Plaster comes from Hendrickson International, where he most recently served as marketing director. Sturdy had been OEM sales manager for Eaton and Roadranger Sales and Marketing, and Sanchez previously served as the manager of business development and planning for Eaton Truck Components.

Dana Corp's Commercial Vehicle Systems group has named Javier Loyola manager of strategic marketing, trailer products. He previously was operations manager for Hendrickson International in Monterrey, Mexico.

The board of directors of AL-KO Kober Corp has named Thomas M Hogan president after the retirement of Elwood B Smith effective October 31. Hogan has been serving as president of AL-KO Kober Automotive Corp in Elkhart IN and will continue to serve in that capacity.

Consolidated Metco Inc (ConMet) has appointed Ken Kelley wheel end product manager. Most recently, he served as vice-president of engineering and business development for Walther Engineering and Mfg Co.

Michael Redick has joined Sloan Transportation Products as engineering supervisor. He most recently was director of business development for Atlantic Automotive Components in Benton Harbor MI. Sloan also has promoted Todd Kuipers from marketing and product supervisor to sales director, Northeast region. He has been with Sloan seven years. Taking his spot as marketing and product supervisor is Chris Terryn, who had been product analyst for the firm.

Tuthill Transport Technologies has appointed Greg Rocque president of Tuthill in Mt Vernon MO and Grimsby, Ontario, Canada. He previously spent seven years as president of The NTE Corp. Tuthill has named Mark Thomson assistant marketing manager at Mt Vernon. He has more than 20 years of experience in sales, marketing, manufacturing, and engineering. The company has added Jim Billups as district sales manager for its southeast territory. He has more than 40 years of service to the transportation industry.

Mobility Resource Associates has named Don Hunley director of production, engineering, and fleet service and Greg McGlone director of personnel services and administration. Hunley previously served in the sales engineering department. McGlone most recently was operations manager for promotional tours with Campbell Ewald.

Paul Harper has joined Lauren Mfg as a quality assurance technician for its Automotive Business Unit. He previously worked for Sunfield Inc of Hebron OH. Adam Sanders has accepted the position of process engineer for Lauren. He has relocated to Dover OH.

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