East Penn Manufacturing's Capozzi and Anderson Promoted
October 1, 2007
The promotions of Mike Capozzi and Graham Anderson were recently announced by East Penn Manufacturing. Mr. Capozzi has been promoted to the position of Vice President, Quality and Continuous Improvement. Mr. Anderson has been promoted to the position of Vice President, Facility Engineering and Maintenance.
Mr Capozzi has nearly 40 years of experience in the battery industry. Since joining East Penn in 1977, he has held positions in engineering, plant management, and most recently as the Director, Continuous Improvement.
In this new role, Mr. Capozzi will be responsible for managing and coordinating continuous improvement efforts such as Lean Six Sigma and Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) as well as other existing and pertinent East Penn programs. He will also oversee quality control and quality system programs.
Mr. Anderson has been with East Penn for over 25 years since joining the company in 1981. He has held the position of Project Engineer, Manager of Project Engineering, and most recently the Director of Central Services.
In his new position, Mr. Anderson will be responsible for Project Engineering, central and satellite maintenance departments, construction, and machine shop activities as they relate to all East Penn plants and facilities.
East Penn is a leading manufacturer of high quality lead-acid batteries and accessories for the automotive, telecommunications, marine, commercial, industrial and stationary markets. The company's quality and environmental systems for its entire 520-acre complex have been certified to ISO 9001:2000, ISO/TS 16949:2002, and ISO 14001:2004 requirements. For more information contact East Penn Manufacturing Co., Inc., Lyon Station, PA 19536 or visit our web site at www.dekabatteries.com