HIROTEC AMERICA Announces New Vice President of Operations

Auburn Hills, MI., February 13, 2012 – HIROTEC AMERICA, Inc. (HAI), an automotive supplier specializing in closure bodyshop assembly tooling and hemming systems announced that Bernie Sinz has been promoted to Vice President of Operations effective January 9, 2012.

As the new VP of Operations, Bernie will be directly responsible for the overall direction and guidance of all operational activities within HIROTEC AMERICA. Previous to this new role, Sinz has provided exemplary leadership to various departments, including Project Management, Estimating, Proposal Process, Purchasing, and Manufacturing Processing.

“Bernie has played a vital role in the growth of HIROTEC AMERICA. His leadership in streamlining various processes and driving technology has been key to our success,” said Jim Toeniskoetter, President and COO of HIROTEC AMERICA, Inc. “As VP of Operations, Bernie’s operational excellence will be instrumental in the continuation of providing best-in-class products and services as we continue to grow rapidly.”


HIROTEC AMERICA, Inc. is part of the HIROTEC Group Companies that has worldwide sales in excess of 1.3 billion dollars and 25 locations worldwide. For over 20 years, HIROTEC AMERICA has been providing innovative and highly flexible closure manufacturing solutions to automotive customers around the world. For more information, please visit www.hirotecamerica.com.

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