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Precision Roll Grinders Names Larry Butkovich as Vice President of Operations

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Aug. 16, 2018 - Precision Roll Grinders (PRG) announced that Larry J. Butkovich has been named vice president of operations for company. In this position, he is responsible for day-to-day operations and long-term strategic planning at all four sites to maximize the company's growth.

Prior to joining PRG, Butkovich worked for Fuji Electric Corporation of America as general manager of its Virginia Assembly Center in Roanoke, Virginia, and as general manager of Electric Vehicle (EV) Systems in Edison, New Jersey. Before that he was the general manager of operations at International Battery in Allentown. Butkovich also worked for Cobasys in Lake Orion, Michigan, as lead senior manufacturing engineer, and at General Motors Powertrain in Pontiac, Mich., as lead industrial engineer.

“I am excited to join the great senior management team at PRG,” states Butkovich, “and look forward to working with our new president, Edward Gumina, to meet the company's goals and provide world class manufacturing services to our customers.”

Butkovitch holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He has authored numerous articles on fast charging stations for electric vehicles in leading industry magazines, and has presented at the annual Electric Drive Transportation Association Conference as well as many Clean Cities Conferences.

Headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Precision Roll Grinders has manufacturing facilities in Allentown; Carrollton, Georgia; Lewisport, Kentucky; and Texarkana, Arkansas. The company's precision services improve the profitability of critical manufacturing, industrial and power generation processes. To learn more, please visit: visit

SOURCE: Precision Roll Grinders