CHICAGO - FlashCo Manufacturing, Inc. recently hired Matt Froehlich as plant manager for the Chicago, Ill. location. Froehlich brings to FlashCo over 14 years of experience in supply chain management and manufacturing. Froehlich will be responsible for developing and leading the new Midwest plant, supporting FlashCo’s market expansion, lean system development and operations.  

Froehlich brings a wealth of experience to FlashCo and has worked with a number of manufacturing companies in Michigan and California developing lean oriented supply chain management systems. Most recently, Froehlich was supply chain director for IDEX Corporation in Rohnert Park, Calif. responsible for customer service, warehouse and purchasing. Throughout his career, Froehlich has been adept at utilizing lean philosophies to identify supply chain issues, eliminate waste and increase asset utilization. Froehlich has a BA in Supply Chain Management from Michigan State University and a Master of Science in Management from Walsh College. 

“We are developing a solid presence in the Midwest,” says Greg Morrow, president of FlashCo, “So we were looking for a strong leader for our Chicago plant. Matt bring us a great combination of knowledge in operations, plant management and implementing lean oriented supply chains. We are excited to have Matt build a smooth functioning operation and carry out our commitment to customer satisfaction with respect and a can-do attitude.” 

FlashCo’s Chicago plant is located at 2200 South Busse Rd. in Mount Prospect, Ill. 

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