Lamprinakos tapped as president, CEO of Display Machine and Diamond Z

John Lamprinakos (in blue), president and CEO of Display Machine and Diamond Z, speaks with staff on the manufacturing facility flooring.

John Lamprinakos, a veteran of the metal product trade, is the brand new president and CEO at Display Machine and Diamond Z.

Etna, Ohio-based Display Machine manufactures cell crushing and screening tools and bought Diamond Z, of Caldwell, Idaho, in March of this 12 months. Diamond Z makes grinding and chipping equipment. Each firms are owned by Columbus, Ohio-based The Crane Group.

Lamprinakos makes the leap to the heavy tools trade after spending 4 a long time with Worthington Metal the place he led gross sales and manufacturing. Lamprinakos mentioned he selected Display Machine and Diamond Z over retirement as a result of the chance to guide the businesses was “too good to withstand.”

“Once I toured the services right here and noticed the delight and dedication of the staff of each firms, and realized the potential each have for great progress sooner or later, I used to be hooked,” says Lamprinakos.

A local of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Lamprinakos earned a bachelor’s diploma in economics from Duke College. After faculty, he secured a gross sales place with Worthington Industries in Columbus.

“(Founder John H. McConnell) had each worker work on the manufacturing facility flooring for the primary three months, and I realized a lot about enterprise and manufacturing throughout that point,” Lamprinakos says. Over his profession on the firm, he would serve in a number of roles, together with president of Stress Cylinders, president of Worthington Armstrong Enterprise, president of Engineered Cabs and president of Metal Processing.

“The tradition at Display Machine and Diamond Z, in addition to The Crane Group, is all about respect, communication, generosity, loyalty and household. These are precisely what we held as tenets of our firm at Worthington Industries. My position right here will likely be to construct upon these rules as we proceed to provide machines that meet and exceed the expectations of our prospects,” Lamprinakos says.

As a place to begin in his new gig, Lamprinakos returned the place he started at Worthington 4 a long time in the past – the manufacturing facility flooring, the corporate says.

“I’m not the knowledgeable of one of the best practices right here, the folks doing the work every single day are,” he says. “I intend to spend quite a lot of time with them, in addition to our gross sales workforce and our sellers, to study all I can as we construct a path towards our future success.”