March 25, 2019 – Duluth, MN – Van Technologies, Inc., a developer of custom coating solutions, and manufacturer of the GreenLight® Coating brand of finishes has hired Greg Takes in the role of Manufacturing Manager.
Takes brings over 30 years of leadership in manufacturing to our Duluth, MN operations. His experience in applying lean principles to optimize manufacturing performance while maintaining our strict quality and service protocol will prove critical as we continue to grow, states CEO Larry Van Iseghem.
Originally from the Midwest, Greg received his degree in Business Management from UNI, he has built a successful career in the Building Products Industry with a reputation for uniting his team with a focus on safety, quality, and efficiency. He and his wife are excited to be reunited with their children and grandchildren in Minnesota and looking forward to taking advantage of all the sporting opportunities that the area offers.
Greg said, “I’m happy to be part of a family-run organization that puts quality and service as a top priority, and excited to help my team as we continue to grow.”