Shaw Development Hires Randall Ruegg as CFO

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SHAW DEVELOPMENT HIRES RANDALL RUEGG AS CFO

Bonita Springs, Florida – Shaw Development LLC, an industry leader in customer fluid management solutions for Heavy Duty Vehicles, has hired Randall Ruegg as Chief Financial Officer.

Randy comes to Bonita Springs from California, where he last worked as CFO for TSI Semiconductors. He brings tremendous executive experience and history of success in driving strategic investments across numerous manufacturing and technology companies. His addition to the leadership team will help Shaw Development enhance and expand our capabilities to provide market-leading solutions to our customers.

Randy said, “I am ecstatic at joining this high quality organization with such a long history of superior service to the markets it serves. I have been extremely impressed with not only the technical talents of the team, but also with the dedication everyone has to the company and its customers.”

“We are very excited to have Randy join our team. He will be an ideal fit in the Shaw culture, bringing both experience and energy to an outstanding organization.” stated Keith Luomala, Shaw’s CEO

About Shaw Development
Shaw Development LLC is a global fluids management specialist providing innovative component and system level solutions to OEM’s within the commercial and military heavy-duty ground vehicle markets.

Shaw specializes in custom engineering, prototyping, short-run production verification and manufacturing of its customer’s fuel system, hydraulic fluid line component, plastics injection molding and Diesel Emissions Fluid (DEF) challenges. Shaw’s proven staff, dedicated to operational excellence, is poised to become your technology partner.

Shaw Development Hires Dynamic Executive Keith Luomala as CEO

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SHAW DEVELOPMENT HIRES DYNAMIC EXECUTIVE KEITH LUOMALA AS CEO

Bonita Springs, Florida – Shaw Development LLC, an industry leader in customer fluid management solutions for Heavy Duty Vehicles, has hired Keith Luomala as President, Chief Executive Officer, and member of the Board of Directors. Luomala succeeds Lane Morlock, who will be retiring after a short transition period. During Morlock’s eight years with Shaw, the company tripled in revenue while expanding margins through a combination of new product growth, domestic market penetration, and operational efficiency. We thank Lane for his contributions and wish him the very best in his retirement.

Morlock says, “For over 60 years, Shaw has been dedicated to providing custom engineered solutions to heavy-duty vehicle OEMs across agriculture, construction, industrial, and on-road markets, and I have confidence Keith will help the company continue to deliver on this mission.”

Luomala, an engineer by education, is known for leading major culture changes, breaking down barriers, and developing strong teams across manufacturing and technology companies. He has a background of successfully managing complex businesses serving OEM markets through all phases of growth. Prior experiences include GE, Suez Energy, Compressor Controls Group, and NVT Group.

“I am excited to be a part of the Shaw Development family and look forward to helping the company exceed customer expectations as we continue to grow and expand our capabilities,” said Luomala. “One of the most important things I learned through my career is that individuals can do amazing things, but it takes teams of collaborative people to run a successful organization. I live this philosophy in every role I have held since given the privilege to lead a team.”

About Shaw Development

Shaw Development LLC is a global fluids management specialist providing innovative component and system level solutions to OEM’s within the commercial and military heavy-duty ground vehicle markets.

Shaw specializes in custom engineering, prototyping, short-run production verification and manufacturing of its customer’s fuel system, hydraulic fluid line component, plastics injection molding and Diesel Emissions Fluid (DEF) challenges. Shaw’s proven staff, dedicated to operational excellence, is poised to become your technology partner.

Shaw Development LLC. announces the addition of Cecile DeLaGarza to Shaw’s Board of Directors

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Bonita Springs, Florida – Shaw Development LLC, an industry leader in customer fluid management solutions for Heavy Duty Vehicles, today announced the addition of Cecile DeLaGarza to Shaw’s Board of Directors and Chair of the Audit Committee.

DeLaGarza currently serves as Chief Financial Officer of Gearbox Group Inc., where she works in the planning and execution of value creation initiatives across the organization. She has worked with several audit and tax firms in financial, due diligence and tax audits, and has been a member of the Audit Committee of Gearbox.

“Cecile brings fantastic expertise to the Shaw business, and will be a tremendous coach and mentor to our group.” explained Keith Luomala, CEO of Shaw Development.

Cecile is a CPA and holds a master’s degree in business management from the University of Liceo de Cagayan. She has over 28 years’ experience in various finance and manufacturing management roles in the US and overseas.

About Shaw Development

Shaw Development LLC is a global fluids management specialist providing innovative component and system level solutions to OEM’s within the commercial and military heavy-duty ground vehicle markets.

Shaw specializes in custom engineering, prototyping, short-run production verification and manufacturing of its customer’s fuel system, hydraulic fluid line component, plastics injection molding and Diesel Emissions Fluid (DEF) challenges. Shaw’s proven staff, dedicated to operational excellence, is poised to become your technology partner.

Shaw Development LLC. announces the addition of Jim Walker to Shaw’s Board of Directors

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Bonita Springs, Florida – Shaw Development LLC, an industry leader in customer fluid management solutions for Heavy Duty Vehicles, today announced the addition of Jim Walker to Shaw’s Board of Directors. Walker has enjoyed a distinguished 40-year career as a senior executive for leading companies in the Agriculture and Construction industries such as John Deere Company, Claas North America, AGCO Corp, and most recently Case IH.

“We are thrilled to have Jim join us on our board.  He is a proven industry leader whose guidance will help drive Shaw to continue to deliver excellence in solutions that exceed the evolving needs of our customers,” explained Keith Luomala, CEO of Shaw Development.

Beyond his leadership at major manufacturers, Jim has also served as Vice Chair and Treasurer of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) – an association of Agriculture and Construction industry leaders throughout North America representing 1000+ manufacturers, suppliers, and dealers. Jim also served as President and Board Member of the Agriculture Board within AEM.

“Based on my past experiences in leading innovation-driven Ag manufacturers, I was thrilled to be asked to join the Board of Shaw Development whose founding premise and fundamental business driver is to be a technology leader in the products they produce,” said Walker. “I am quite familiar and excited to be associated with their market leading DEF solutions for Off Road diesel engine manufacturers and OEMs.”

In his role at Shaw, Mr. Walker will provide coaching to the commercial organization while also guiding overall business strategy and execution.

About Shaw Development

Shaw Development LLC is a global fluids management specialist providing innovative component and system level solutions to OEM’s within the commercial and military heavy-duty ground vehicle markets.

Shaw specializes in custom engineering, prototyping, short-run production verification and manufacturing of its customer’s fuel system, hydraulic fluid line component, plastics injection molding and Diesel Emissions Fluid (DEF) challenges. Shaw’s proven staff, dedicated to operational excellence, is poised to become your technology partner.

Shaw Development Looks Forward To Seeing You At Integer USA 2018 This Fall !

Trade show season is officially underway, and Shaw Development has a busy roster in the coming weeks. See which shows we’ll be attending this November.

Integer USA 2018

From November 6 to 7, 2018, Shaw Development will be attending the 8th Integer Emissions Summit in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our Global Sales Manager Mike Ostertag and Director of Sales Ralph Anderson will be on hand to discuss fluid handling solutions. Interested attendees can reserve a day ahead of time to meet with the team.

In addition, Shaw Development customers are eligible to receive a 25% discount when registering for the Integer Emissions Summit  USA 2018 by using the discount code shawd25.

The event program will address key challenges for OEMs, opportunities for fuel efficiency gains, new emissions standards and testing, and much more. There will be networking opportunities for attendees, as well as access to downloadable content.

Join Shaw Development at Miacon 2018

From May 17th to 19th, 2018, the Miami Airport Convention Center will be home to the Miami Construction Show, Miacon 2018. The event will bring together thousands of construction product buyers, suppliers, importers, builders, and contractors.

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Miacon 2018

The event targets people and companies in the Caribbean, South and Central America, the Southeast U.S., and Florida in particular. Professionals in the market for the latest updates in construction tools, hardware, materials, machinery, and other products will get a glimpse of the newest developments.

Shaw Development will be exhibiting the Shaw Industrial Tools, 7 in 1 Strapping tool, and the Shaw Development Line of Mechanical Pipe Plugs line of products. These tools are ideal for tradesmen who are looking for products that will save time and provide unmatched durability. Our representatives will be on-site in Booth #610 to offer demonstrations and answer any questions attendees may have.

We look forward to discussing our Shaw Industrial Tools at the show. If you have any questions or would like further information about any of our products, feel free to call 239-405-6100. You can also follow us on Twitter for additional updates.

Shaw Development, LLC Announces Hiring of Terry Dirr, Director of Information Technology

Shaw Development LLC, is proud to announce and welcome Terry Dirr as the Director of Information Technology.

Lane Morlock, Shaw Development President and CEO said, “We are confident that Terry’s wealth of experience will enhance our team’s abilities to support our growth along with providing unexplored IT resources and tools.”

Ms. Dirr has over 30 years of Information Technology global experience and has worked for Convergys Corporation as a Senior Director of Global Shared Services Quality Assurance and Testing, in addition to holding the title as the Senior Director of Applications, Product and Solutions Development. Terry has also worked for The Infilaw System as the Vice President Technology and Administrative Services and most recently was an Independent Consultant at Inspiras Management Services.

Terry holds a Master of Business Administration, concentration in Management from Xavier University, Bachelor of Science, Management Information Systems from the University of Dayton and a Masters Certificate in Project Management from the George Washington University.

About Shaw Development, LLC

Shaw Development, LLC is a private, industry leading company specializing in the design, development, and manufacturing of custom fluid management solutions for Heavy Duty Vehicles. The companies’ solutions are based on knowledge that combines the firm’s aerospace background with extensive experience in a wide variety of OEM and aftermarket applications. Dedicated Shaw experts can serve as an extension of your engineering department and provide industry-leading solutions from prototype through production. Shaw Development, LLC is your Solution Source of Custom Products for Distinguished Customers.

For more information about any of our products or to learn more about our custom system design capabilities, please visit www.shawdev.com, call +1.239.405.6100 or email teamsupport@shawdev.com.

Shaw Development Looks Forward to Seeing You at Intermat Paris!

Shaw Development is attending Intermat Paris 2018 this week. Visit the team at Booth #5AK070 to learn about our robotic refueling systems, DEF reservoirs and more: https://lnkd.in/dRB7ri7

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Shaw Development, LLC Announces Hiring of Scott Mackie Vice President / General Manager

Shaw Development LLC, is proud to announce and welcome Scott Mackie as the Vice President / General Manager of Development, one of the three business units under the Shaw Development LLC umbrella. Scott is a seasoned veteran of the automotive and truck industries, having held a number of senior executive positions in the OEM and aftermarket sectors in the US and abroad. Following a 31-year career with General Motors, seven years of which were spent in Europe, Scott went on to lead Navistar’s corporate development and business planning activities, consulted for start-up and M&A clients, and managed two private equity portfolio companies.

Scott was appointed to Westport Fuel Systems Board of Directors in September 2016. He previously was President of Qualitor Inc.’s International Brakes Industries division-a leading diversified supplier of safety and wear parts for the automotive aftermarket. Prior to International Brake, he served as Vice President of Business Development and Mergers and Acquisitions for Navistar Inc. Prior to that, Scott was President and CEO of Weld Racing, a global leader in forged aluminum racing and street performance wheels. In addition, during a 30-year career with General Motors held a number of senior executive leadership roles in North America and Europe including six years as general manager of ACDeIco’s global operations.

Scott holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from General Motors Institute (Kettering) and a Master of Business Administration from The University of Chicago.

Lane Morlock, Shaw Development President and CEO said, “Scott is an outstanding addition to our leadership team providing the skills and experience necessary to strengthen our focus on go-to-market excellence, while providing leadership to help us operate better and faster as one unified team to win.”

Shaw Development, LLC Announces Hiring of Director of Human Resources

Shaw Development LLC, is proud to announce and welcome Elaine Rockenstyre as the Director of Human Resources. Elaine will be responsible for providing leaders with the resources in a competitive employee centered work environment, formulating policies and procedures for the Company through a center of excellence model along with raising the bar on talent with enhanced development and succession planning that aligns with the growth of Shaw Development, LLC.

Elaine brings 23 years of human resource generalist experience in multiple industries, hospitality, manufacturing and retail. She has held roles with layered client groups across the U.S. and off shore locations lending to a wealth of knowledge in the human resource function in Corporate America. Elaine’s talents and expertise will build on the foundation of Shaw Development LLC, supporting the expansion and growth with our global products and services.

Lane Morlock, Shaw Development President and CEO said, “Elaine is a proven highly talented human resource leader that brings with her a wealth of experience across multiple industries. Her breadth of experience combined with her strong leadership abilities will be a significant asset as we continue to grow and expand our business capabilities.”