Wright promoted Mike Taylor to its new vice president of operations. In his new role, Taylor will oversee engineering, production and human resources.

Taylor brings 26 years of manufacturing experience, with a focus on automotive and industrial markets, to Wright. In his previous position as plant manager for Wright, he was directly responsible for the overall operational management of the facility.

“Mike has been a great addition to Wright, bringing his knowledgeable background to our facility,” said Tom Futey, president and co-owner of Wright. “Mike plans on continuing Wright’s long history of providing the highest quality hand tools.”

Taylor holds a master’s degree in organizational management from Bluffton University as well as a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

He resides in Ontario, Ohio.