Rex Reimer, who has extensive experience with a number of manufacturing firms, has been named president of Findlay Machine & Tool, succeeding Joseph R. Kirk in that role.
Kirk, the company owner, will remain as chief executive officer, the company reported.
Reimer most recently served as operations manager with Faster, in Maumee. He earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering technology from the University of Toledo.
“I’m thrilled to be offered the opportunity to build on what Joe Kirk started back in 1987,” Reimer said. “I look forward to leading the experienced team and leveraging our robust customer offerings and solid company culture.”
Findlay Machine & Tool makes parts washing systems for the automotive, heavy equipment, appliance and agricultural industries.
It also is a provider of specialty fabrication, mechanical, electrical and machining services, and provides project-specific solutions for a wide range of industries, including the automotive, aerospace, defense, heavy equipment, oil and gas, plastics, appliance, agricultural and alternative energy sectors.
Its projects have included custom fabrication of racks, fixtures, railings, and guards; in-house construction of electrical controls; installation of supply lines for industrial equipment; rebuilds and maintenance of industrial equipment; reverse-engineered parts; small- and large-batch part production runs; and a variety of on-site industrial services.
Findlay Machine & Tool employs 55 at its Findlay plant. Kirk bought the company in 1987.