Mayhew Tools Announces Lam Nguyen Plant Manager of their Basque Plastics Division Posted on August 30, 2018 by Deanna Kennedy Mayhew Tools Announces Lam Nguyen Plant Manager of their Basque Plastics Division Turners Falls, MA August 30, 2018 – Mayhew Steel Products, Inc. (Mayhew Tools) selects Lam Nguyen to fill the role of Plant Manager at the company’s Basque Plastics Division in Westminster, MA. Possessing over a decade of manufacturing leadership and operational expertise, Nguyen will oversee the plants daily operations while simultaneously improving overall operational efficiency and productivity. Nguyen, whom will report to President, John Lawless, of Mayhew Tools, has a proven track record for implementing lean operational techniques that result in significant cost savings while increasing yield and quality. His managerial responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: production, workflow, automation, quality control assurance, purchasing, raw materials management, assembly, maintenance, and strategic planning. “We are thrilled to welcome Lam to our team,” said John Lawless, President, Mayhew Tools. “His field-proven success, lean operational practices, and leadership expertise will play a pivotal role in ensuring our Basque Plastics Division runs smoothly and efficiently.” Before joining Mayhew Tools, Nguyen spent seven years as Vice President of Manufacturing for Advanced Cable Ties, Inc. Prior to that he was Plant Manager and General Foreman for same Gardner, MA-based company spanning his overall time there to 18+ years. Nguyen holds an Associate’s Degree in Business Management from Quinsigamond Community College and boasts several certifications, including Six Sigma, CSP600 Lean Manufacturing, JIT, Industrial Electric, Project Management, and Scientific Injection Molding to name a few. “I am very excited to be joining the Mayhew Tools team,” added Nguyen. “I know quality and craftmanship are synonymous with the Mayhew brand and I look forward to ensuring those characteristics are upheld throughout the plastics manufacturing operations and a valuable part of our team’s culture.” About Mayhew Tools Mayhew Steel Products (Mayhew Tools), founded in 1856, is an ISO 9001:2015-certified company and the oldest punch and chisel manufacturer in the United States. Headquartered in Turners Falls, MA, the company’s transition from a small tool house to industry leader comes as a direct result of their dedication, quality, reliability, and craftsmanship. While their passion for manufacturing quality hand tools has continued to fuel its century-old product line growth. Mayhew Tools, serving primarily the Industrial, Automotive and Hardware industries, are sold globally through an extensive distributor network.