Monroe Named SVP at Metal Technologies Inc.

March 19, 2010
Three Rivers president/g.m. will oversee two more plants
Metal Technologies Inc., the Indiana based ferrous foundry group, has named Douglas Monroe as its new senior vice president of operation. Monroe has been president and general manager of MTI’s foundry at Three Rivers, MI, and now will oversee that operation as well as plants at Auburn, IN, and Ravenna, MI. MTI’s gray and ductile iron castings are supplied to automotive, small gasoline engine, appliance, trailer, truck, compressor, and construction markets. “Doug’s success as President and General Manager at Three Rivers will lead to increased sharing of best practices and foundry knowledge among all of our people. We are both confident and enthusiastic about his leadership abilities,” according to MTI president Matthew Fetter continued. Monroe has had a long career in metalcasting, with positions of increasing responsibility at Buick Foundry in Flint, MI, and Bostick Foundry in Lapeer, MI, before joining the former Dock Foundry (now MTI) in Three Rivers in 1973. He was named president of the Three Rivers foundry in 1999, when MTI purchased the operation. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education from Western Michigan University. According to Fetter, “Doug Monroe will continue our legacy of manufacturing excellence so that we remain a supplier of choice in our markets.”