ASHLAND, Ohio – Don Bratcher was promoted to president of Atlas Bolt and Screw effective June 1, 2017. Bratcher will have complete responsibility for all Atlas’s North American activities including the branches in Ashland, Ohio,  Flat Rock, N.C., Salem, Ore., Houston, Texas and the manufacturing plant and corporate offices in Ashland, Ohio. Bratcher joined Atlas in April 2015 as the business unit manager for the wood segment and has overseen many programs to drive significant improvements in both operations and customer service. 

Bratcher’s career spans more than 25 years, with Butler Manufacturing, a designer and manufacturer of metal buildings. At Butler, Bratcher successfully managed commercial activities for 16 years and then transitioned to a general manager’s role with full P&L and operational responsibility for their western region. Bratcher’s longstanding experience in the markets served by Atlas positions him well to lead Atlas as president. 

Mike Hartley, president Construction Fasteners Group a Marmon Engineered Components Company, commented, “There are many exciting projects underway at Atlas that are planned to position the business for continued growth and success for years to come. Executing these projects properly will require strong leadership and the attention and talents of the many people in the Atlas organization. I am personally excited about the opportunities for Atlas with the support of Don’s leadership. Please join me in wishing Don every success in his new role.” 

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