JD Norman announces the hiring of Plant Managers for Brooklyn, Ohio and Lydney, UK locations

News Release

JD Norman Industries, Inc.
787 West Belden Avenue
Addison, Illinois 60101

Carol Bouma
(630) 458-3705

January 7, 2015

Addison, Illinois - Diversified metal component manufacturer JD Norman Industries, Inc. has announced the appointment of two Plant Managers. Susana Fernandez has been appointed Plant Manager of the Lydney, England facility and Tim Reed has joined JD Norman Industries as Plant Manager of the Brooklyn, Ohio facility.

Fernandez joined Lydney in January 2012 in the role of Materials Manager and has been the Interim Plant Manager since October 2014. Prior to joining JD Norman, Susana’s manufacturing career has include positions at Cooper Standard, Meritor and Federal-Mogul. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Wales, Cardiff.

Tim Reed has over 30 years of manufacturing experience that has included roles in engineering, project management and plant management. His career has comprised positions at Dana Corporation, Ford Motor Company and Ausco Products. Reed received his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from Michigan State University and MBA from Bowling Green State University/Dana University.

“I am excited about the experience and leadership that both Susana and Tim bring to their respective plants as well as the overall organization,” said Justin Norman, President and CEO of JD Norman Industries. Norman further stated, “I look forward to the contributions that Tim and Susana will bring to the facilities.”                     

About JD Norman Industries, Inc.

JD Norman Industries, Inc. is a diversified global manufacturer of metal components and systems with operations in the United States, Mexico, Canada, and the United Kingdom.  JD Norman is a leader in the manufacturing of highly engineered product including formed, machined and cast metals.  The company serves major original equipment manufacturers of automotive, industrial and transportation products.