Mike Jewell Joins Jones as SVP of Operations

Jones Family of Companies. a leading manufacturer of technical and engineered nonwoven and floor care products, has hired Mike Jewell as senior vice president of operations. With more than 25 years of manufacturing, supply chain, and business improvement experience,  Jewell will join the Jones team to lead its manufacturing, engineering, and supply chain operations.

“Mike embraces visual management and team engagement on the manufacturing floor. He believes in highly disciplined operations and lean standards,” said CP Davis, CEO of Jones. “Mike passionately supports individual and team training and development to drive day-to-day performance improvements and enhance team morale and safety.

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Jones Strengthens Operations and HR Teams

In a year that has been challenging for all businesses, Jones Family of Companies has continued to thrive and progress. Along with the recent acquisition of Rontex America and the opening of a new office in Richmond, Virginia, Jones is improving its Operations and Human Resources teams across all facilities by bringing on even more highly skilled employees. The most recent additions to the Jones family are Pranil Vora as Manager of Quality Engineering and Performance Improvement, in Morristown, Tennessee; Alex Webster as Plant Operations Manager in Humboldt, Tennessee; and Kassey Cruz as HR Generalist and Operations Recruiter in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Mop News

Jones New VP of Sales: Matt Buck

Jones Family of Companies has announced the hiring of Matt Buck as Vice President of Sales and Business Development. Buck has more than 15 years of experience in the industrial market sector and is a graduate of Bowling Green State University. He most recently served as Director of Sales for Performance Materials at Thrace LINQ. Prior to that position, he served as the National Accounts Manager for Owens Corning.

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Jones Family of Companies Partners on Self-Cleaning Surface

Jones Family of Companies has announced a partnership with NanoTouch Materials. NanoTouch Materials provides a continuous self-cleaning surface which means there is now a new definition to “clean.” NanoTouch provides less worry and a healthier environment through their creation of skins and mats that are self-cleaning. “Powered by normal indoor light, NanoSeptic Surfaces utilizes mineral nano-crystals which create a powerful oxidation reaction, breaking down any organic contaminants,” says Dennis Hackemeyer, a partner at NanoTouch Materials.

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2019 NBMB Meeting: Broomcorn, Tampico and Mop Yarn

Bart Pelton from Pelray International Company

The National Broom, Mop and Brush meeting was held October 10-11, 2019, in St. Louis, Mo. Below we have early reports on broomcorn, tampico and mop yarn. Next week, we’ll post reports on handle materials. The Foreign Exchange Report and 2020 Economic Outlook by Bart Pelton will be in the print and digital versions of the November-December issue of Brushware.

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