NAUGATUCK, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Eastern Company (NASDAQ:EML) (the “Company”) announced that Angelo M. Labbadia has been named as Chief Operating Officer in addition to his current title of Vice President effective April 29, 2015.
Mr. Labbadia has been with the Company since May 4, 2009 as Vice President and Managing Director of the Frazer & Jones Division in Syracuse, NY, the Metal Products division of the Company.
Mr. Labbadia was previously employed by Scapa North America, Inc, a subsidiary of Scapa Group, PLC (a UK public Company) as Executive Vice President for the North American Operations which included 5 operating sites in the US and Canada. In addition, he also served as a member of the Executive Management Team for Scapa Group PLC who worked in conjunction with the Board in the development and implementation of global short and long term business plans for the corporation.
The Eastern Company is a 157-year-old manufacturer of industrial hardware, security products and metal castings. It operates from 13 locations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Taiwan and China. The diversity of the Company’s products helps it to respond to the changing requirements of a broad array of markets.
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