Chicago Powdered Metal Products (CPMP), Schiller Park, Illinois, USA, has announced the addition of Mark Coughlin as its new General Manager and Dhaval Anand as its new Quality Manager. Coughlin is said to have spent his career in the metal processing industry supplying to the automotive industry, while Anand reportedly has a long history of implementing and driving strategic quality systems that promote company-wide excellence.
Prior to joining CPMP, Coughlin was a Process Engineer for fifteen years and an Engineering Manager for two years. Following these roles, he started up a high mix–low volume factory from the equipment purchase through install and full production. He has most recently served as Plant Manager/General Manager at a number of die cast and machining companies. CPMP stated that it looked forward to adding Coughlin’s expertise to help drive improvements and efficiencies for the benefit of the company and its customers.
During his career, Anand has reportedly had success in quality and engineering roles and CPMP expects that he will bring his experience in leading quality teams to promote a high level of control and maintenance to the company’s quality systems. Prior to joining CPMP, Anand was Quality Manager at ADC Diecasting & Manufacturing. Before this, he held roles as Director of Engineering at RCM Industries/Allied Diecasting, Quality Manager at BorgWarner Transmissions Systems, and Engineering Manager at Linex Manufacturing/Division of Linamar Corporation.