(READING, PA)… Elbeco Inc., a leader in the manufacture and supply of professional uniforms for the Law Enforcement, Fire/EMS, Postal and Transportation industries, announced the appointment of Glenn Putnam to the position of Vice President of Operations. In this position, Putnam will be responsible for the company’s global supply chain operations, including domestic facilities, warehousing, production planning, purchasing and quality control. Glenn brings longevity and a wealth of experience working within the apparel industry in senior level manufacturing positions, most recently with Anvil Knitwear, a division of Gildan.
“Glenn brings a solid resume of experience and capabilities in managing complex global supply chains within the apparel industry,” says David Lurio, President of Elbeco. “As our Company continues to expand and grow its product portfolio, supply chain management in today’s world becomes so important in properly executing our day to day business.”
Elbeco’s team is looking forward to what Putnam’s experience will bring to the table.
“I have a saying that Elbeco’s being in business for 108 years is both a blessing and a challenge,” Lurio says. “The blessing is obvious. The challenge is for a Company with over a century of entrenched traditions, legacy and culture to continue to reinvent itself to remain current and relevant to our customers. Glenn will bring a different way of doing things, new ideas and insights into our business.”
Glenn currently resides in the Yardley, Pa. area with his wife. He enjoys family time with his three daughters and families to include three grandsons.
Since 1907, Elbeco has been manufacturing quality uniforms for Law Enforcement/Police, Fire/EMS, Transportation, and Postal professionals throughout North America. Headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, Elbeco continues to be privately owned and operated and is the largest employer of union sewers in the uniform industry. Our products include a wide range of coordinated shirts, pants, performance polos and base layers and waterproof/breathable outerwear. Elbeco products are available through its international network of 400+ authorized distributors. For more information, please visit www.test.elbeco.com.