SPRINGFIELD, OHIO, U.S. — Dwayne Gundolf has joined the Sweet Manufacturing Co. as vice-president of manufacturing. Gundolf will be responsible for leading all aspects of Sweet’s manufacturing processes and people.

Gundolf comes to Sweet with over 30 years of previous manufacturing experience. After graduating from Hobart School of Welding Technology, he began his career as a welder and over the years has served in various capacities, including quality control manager, manufacturing manager and general manager.  His most recent responsibility was leading the day-to-day operations of an automatic and high precision machine shop.

Gundolf has training in manufacturing leadership from Rice University, business management from Clark State Community College and LEAN Manufacturing certification from Sinclair Community College. He has expertise in the areas of quality control, safety and regulatory compliance, production process development, value stream mapping, LEAN manufacturing and performance efficiencies.

Sweet said Gundolf’s extensive manufacturing and fabrication background, combined with his experience developing manufacturing processes and ultimately growing manufacturing operations and organizations, will be extremely beneficial to the company and its customers worldwide.