St. Louis, MO – Beckwood Press Company is pleased to announce the promotion of Ryan Pendleton to Director of Manufacturing. In this role, Mr. Pendleton oversees the day-to-day operation of all areas of manufacturing, including engineering, production, quality assurance, customer service, purchasing, inventory and shipping/receiving. Additionally, Mr. Pendleton is responsible for developing operational systems, processes and policies across all departments to produce cost effective products that meet high quality standards, on schedule delivery, and operational profitability.

“Ryan’s successful experience on the revenue side of the business, combined with his understanding of our company’s culture and growth initiatives, lend him a unique perspective as a member of our management team,” said Beckwood President, Jeffrey Debus. “With his proven skill set and drive for customer satisfaction, we are confident he will make a lasting and meaningful impact on our manufacturing operations.”

Mr. Pendleton joined the Beckwood team in 2006 after graduating from Webster University in St. Louis with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management. He began as a member of Beckwood’s marketing team where he was instrumental in the development and coordination of Beckwood’s comprehensive marketing program. In 2010, he was promoted to Director of Sales and Marketing where he implemented long-term, foundational strategies that helped increase company revenue by more than 100% during his tenure.

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