Springfield exec named as PMA vice chair

A Springfield manufacturing executive will serve as first vice chair of the Precision Metalforming Association.

The associaton said Dave Arndt, president of Pentaflex Inc. in Springfield will be the PMA’s first vice chair for the association’s board.


Ron Lowry, owner and president of Minneapolis-based Dayton Rogers, was elected 2016 chairman of the association’s board of directors in the annual meeting March 12 in Palm Springs, Calif., the association said in a statement.

Richard Sade, vice president of S & S Hinge Company in Bloomingdale, Ill., will serve as second vice chair and treasurer.

PMA is a trade association representing the $137-billion metalforming industry of North America, companies that use stamping, fabricating, spinning, slide forming and roll forming technologies. It has nearly 900 member companies.

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