Mayhew Tools Announces Wayne Smith, Western Regional Sales Manager

Mayhew Tools Announces Wayne Smith, Western Regional Sales Manager

In this new role, Smith will be responsible for managing the premium hand tool manufacturer’s sales teams throughout Western United States

Turners Falls, MA June 19, 2018 – Mayhew Steel Products, Inc. (Mayhew Tools) announces Wayne Smith as new Western Regional Sales Manager. Smith, whom has over 15 years’ account management and business development expertise and a proven track record of success, will be accountable for increasing Mayhew Tools’ sales in the Western Region of the United States – leading a sales team comprised of independent territory representatives. This newly established position will be key to Mayhew Tools’ extending their reach and capitalizing on more sales opportunities west of the Mississippi River.

In addition to driving sales and market share, Smith will be focused on maintaining relationships with distributors and manufacturers’ rep agencies throughout his territory. He will also work closely with his sales team to identify and capitalize on new sales targets and opportunities, more specifically increasing sales of new products with existing and new customers.  Reporting to Mayhew Tools’ Vice President Sales and Marketing, Smith will also manage all programs and promotions in his territory and contribute towards the company’s planning and forecasting efforts moving forward.

“We are very excited to have Wayne join our team,” said Eric Mills, Vice President Sales and Marketing, Mayhew Tools. “His position not only fills a physical void from a territory perspective but will be key to expanding and growing our sales in existing and new markets.”

Smith added, “Mayhew Tools has a solid reputation as a distinguished manufacturer and I am eager to jump in and hit the ground running in this newly created position.”

Before joining Mayhew Tools, Smith served as Tractel Inc.’s West Coast Sales Manager where he helped the company expand into new industrial markets. Prior to that he served as Sales Manager for Denver-based, automotive accessory manufacturer, GT Covers where he helped develop and manage new territories within Western United States. Smith holds both an MBA and BA in Organizational Behavior from University of Redlands. His current professional associations include: STAFDA, NSC, and ISA.

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Mayhew Tools are sold through an extensive network of global distributors, primarily serving the industrial, automotive, and hardware markets. For more information, contact Mayhew Tools at 800.872.0037 or visit

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.