Superior Die, Tool & Machine Executive Team
John C. Pyle
President of Superior
Having over 30 years of experience in the metal industries, John C. Pyle is one of the newest members of the Superior team. His experiences in supply chain development, lean enterprise method and commercial engagement has enabled him to lead both private and corporate bases business to sustainable success that customers can count on. The company’s motto of Quality, Service and Dependability is the keystone of the Superior experience. Mr. Pyle's philosophy is to understand not just Superior's business, but your business as well, and the business models of Superior's suppliers to enable the development of lean manufacturing ENTERPRISE that meets the needs of the OEM market. Come experience Superior.
Paul C. Hook
Vice President of Operations
Paul C. Hook started at Superior as the CAD/CAM Manager back in December 1991. He used his die design, build and programming experience acquired at AutoDie LLC in Grand Rapids Michigan. Since then, he was promoted to Project Engineer, Plant Manager, General Manager and now serves as the VP of Operations. Mr.Hook received his education from Ferris State University in the study of Technical Tool Design, and received his apprenticeship in tool and die design and die build from his 5-year tenure at AutoDie.
Superior’s primary asset has always been its people: a very passionate, experienced and service-oriented group. Superior's employees' work ethic and dedication make Mr.Hook proud to be part of the Superior experience. Superior’s management is moving aggressively towards improved facilities, processes, and equipment. Those improvements will effectively allow the company to meet technology-focused business plans and future customers' needs.
Outside of work, Mr.Hook enjoys family time, fast cars, and University of Michigan sports. (Go Blue!)
Michael F. McKeivier
Chief Financial Officer
Michael F. McKeivier graduated from the University of Akron at Akron, Ohio with a B.S. in Accounting in 1984. He joined Superior in September 1984 as Assistant Controller responsible for the accounting functions at Superior. In 1986, he was part of Superior’s expansion from a 55,000 sq. ft. tool & die facility to our current 250,000 die, machine and metal stamping facility. In 1991, Mr.McKeivier was promoted to Controller and reported directly to the President. He was then promoted to CFO in 1994. He has over 37 years of experience to his present position of Chief Financial Officer.
Michael D. Bonczak
Director of Commercial Operations
Michael Bonczak joined the Company on June 8 2021 as the Director of Commercial Operations. Mr. Bonczak came to the Company Core Molding Technologies a $300M manufacturer of composite and structural molding solution. Where he served as a Key Account Manager for the Heavy Truck Market-PACCAR, Daimler and Navistar from October 2017 to May 2021. Prior to Core Molding Technologies, Mr. Bonczak was employed by American Trim, a Tier 1 supplier of decorated metal products serving the appliance, automotive, heavy truck and industrial marketplace. Where he served as Senior Account Manager from 2012-2017. Prior to American Trim, Mr. Bonczak held various positions Senior Account Manager, Account Manager and Wiring Release Engineer at Nissin Kogyo, Nippon Seki and Delphi. Mr. Bonczak also served in the United Stated Marine Corps.
Jim F. Fisher
Director of Quality
Jim Fisher joined the company in 1987 as an apprentice die maker. He has held the positions of Journeyman Die maker, Safety Manager, Director of Quality, and most recently Director of Environmental, Safety, and Quality. During his tenure Mr. Fisher has been instrumental in establishing the company's Safety and Quality Systems. Mr. Fisher has been a part of our leadership role in the automotive aftermarket industry. He was co-author of the technical paper used to create the bumper certification standards used by NSF and CAPA for truck bumpers, and is a member of the CAPA Technical Committee. Mr. Fisher is an alumni of Ohio University and The Ohio State University.
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