Chicago, IL – Oct. 28, 2015 – Magenta LLC has announced that Martin Smith and Timothy White have joined the Chicago-based plastic injection molding company as executive director/manufacturing and quality director, respectively.
In the newly created executive management position at Magenta, Martin will now direct the company’s manufacturing efforts. His expertise in high volume injection molding and high-speed automation in a clean room environment evolved through staff and line positions with functional experience in scheduling, inventory, materials management, production/operations, assembly and printing along with Lean Manufacturing.
Martin has worked closely with blue chip OEM accounts including those in automotive, medical and other industrial verticals. He directed a staff of 10 and a total of 115 employees in engineering, maintenance, production supervision and planning.
Tim served most recently as a quality assurance executive with one of the largest plastic injection molding manufacturers of food containers and beverage drinkware in North America and globally. He also has extensive food safety and Lean Manufacturing experience. His responsibilities have included directing quality assurance departments for 14 manufacturing facilities and leading a team of 14 quality managers with more than 120 indirect reports.
According to Magenta’s CEO, Robert Mallo, Martin and Tim share Magenta’s values and business focus on manufacturing excellence, product innovation and quality assurance. He added, “They care deeply about people and embrace our view that our most important resource is our people. Both men have been extraordinary and inspiring leaders throughout their manufacturing careers.”
About Magenta LLC
Established in 1969, Magenta LLC is a plastic injection molding company specializing in custom designed and manufactured molded closures, containers, components and drinkware. From its plants in Chicago and St. Louis, Magenta manufactures custom and stock plastic injection mold products as well a complete line of plastic drinkware.