Plymouth Tube Company’s Dave Barnes is the recipient of the 2012 Chicago CFO Of The Year Award, Mid-Size Private Company category. The competition was hosted by Financial Executives International-Chicago Chapter. The CFO of the Year® Award is presented to a senior financial leader who has made significant contributions to a business or non-profit with quality, insight and direction.
Dave joined Plymouth Tube Company in 2006; previously spending 4 years in public accounting, 22 years in carbon and alloy tube & bar production and 4 years in the extruded aluminum business. At Plymouth Tube, Dave’s strong leadership and sound business acumen encouraged consistent financial performance through challenging times and fostered growth by expanding capabilities to secure additional markets and better serve the current customer base. “We are only as good as the organization we are a part of, and when I joined Plymouth six years ago I became part of an excellent company and an outstanding team” said Mr. Barnes. “Utilizing the strength of our people, our company’s values and our management philosophy, we seek to exceed customer expectations by producing high quality products and by providing world class customer service.”
Plymouth Tube Company is a world leader in the production of steel tubing and extrusions and remains positioned for continued growth through innovation, manufacturing excellence practices and technical expertise. Currently headquartered in suburban Chicago with 11 manufacturing mills across the U.S., Plymouth is a global supplier of specialty carbon alloy, nickel alloy, and stainless steel. Titanium, steel and nickel extruded and cold drawn shapes are produced by Plymouth Engineered Shapes. Plymouth continues to manufacture highly engineered products for challenging applications serving power generation, aerospace, oil and gas, mining and performance racing industry markets.
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