TROY, Mich. — ArvinMeritor, Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket (CVA) business announced the appointment of Doug Wolma to general manager of its remanufacturing business.
Wolma is responsible for overall leadership and growth of CVA’s remanufacturing business.
“Doug’s background in strategy, operations and remanufacturing will bring an experienced perspective to our growing business,” said Joe Mejaly, vice-president and general manager of CVA. “His appointment coincides with our continuing emphasis on the remanufacture of key braking and drivetrain components and a strict adherence to rigid remanufacturing standards.”
Prior to joining ArvinMeritor, Wolma held executive positions for 14 years at Detroit-based Axle Alliance (AAC) and Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing. He holds a Master of Science in Administration degree from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Michigan Technological University.
Currently, the company’s remanufacturing takes place at the company’s 275,000 sq.-ft. facility in Plainfield, Ind., which opened in 1999 and employs 220 individuals.
In late 2006, the business reached two major remanufacturing milestones with the 10 millionth brake shoe and 50,000th axle differential carrier. The first product to be remanufactured was differential carriers in 1999, while brake shoes were initiated in 2000.
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