MINNEAPOLIS, February 16, 2017
Engineered Products Company (EPCO), a supplier of specialty lighting and wiring consumable products for electrical contractors, today announced that it has appointed Jim Anderson, currently the company's Executive Vice President, as Engineered Products Company's next President effective immediately. Jim will succeed Jack Schuster who retired on December 31, 2016.
“Jim is a proven leader with a strong track record of success," said EPCO CEO Duncan Lee. "With more than 20 years of engineering and product marketing experience, Jim is highly regarded for his leadership and proven ability to implement strategic plans that drive growth. His vision and proven execution make him the right strategic leader for the next chapter in EPCO's history."
Prior to EPCO, Anderson most recently served as Vice President of Engineering for Emerson Electric's Appleton Group. Prior to holding various leadership positions at Emerson, Anderson was responsible for identifying and supporting growth opportunities at General Motors Corporation.
"EPCO has a legacy of designing and engineering innovative products," Anderson said. "I am honored to be chosen as the next leader of this innovative and pioneering company and will ensure that legacy is carried forward."
Engineered Products Company supplies electrical distributors with specialty lighting, lighting accessories, and wiring solutions that address a wide range of standard and unique applications. EPCO’s durable, reliable products, high fill rate, on-time delivery, and no-risk purchase terms optimize distributor cash flow and profit margins on the consumable products electricians use for commercial, industrial, agricultural and residential buildings. Known for its exceptional customer service, as well as sales representatives who are the most knowledgeable in the electrical industry, the Minneapolis-based company offers multiple configurations of products to meet a broad variety of building applications. Follow the company on Twitter @EPCO1976 or subscribe to the EPCO blog.