Randy Feese Named Plant Manager for Garner Industries

(Lincoln, Nebraska—October 24, 2018) Randy Feese has been promoted to plant manager at Garner Industries. However, he is no newcomer to Garner or directing complex plastics manufacturing operations and managing quality-certified operations.

Randy joined Garner in March 2016 as project engineer to manage the design and installation of a large and complex injection molding work cell that incorporated three 500-ton presses, an automated gasketing operation, extensive use of robotics, and the installation of three resin silos, and a pneumatic conveying system. In 2017, he was charged with supervising Garner’s 40,000 square-foot facility expansion and the relocation of the work cell he completed the previous year. Most recently, Randy has helped optimize production processes, focusing on cycle time reduction and process improvement projects in the molding department.

Prior to working for Garner, Randy spent 15 years as the plant manager of Opus Medication Systems in Omaha, Nebraska. His professional experience also includes six years at the global corporation Accuma, as plant manager of their Beatrice, Nebraska operation. 

Randy is now responsible for all Garner’s plant manufacturing operations, including plastics molding, CNC, tooling, maintenance, safety, facilities, jobshop customer service, and supply chain management. Additionally, he will oversee the manufacturing operation of the global BinMaster level sensor product line.

Garner Industries Receives Spirit Safety Award

Nebraska Safety Council Spirit Safety Award

The Nebraska Safety Council awarded Garner Industries the Spirit Safety Award on October 10 at the 2018 Nebraska Safety Council Conference.

Awards are chosen by an independent committee of volunteer Council member company safety professionals and are based on statistical data, training activities and risk management.

Garner Industries, an employer of over 130 individuals in Lincoln, Nebraska, is dedicated to quality and safety in its manufacturing processes. Established in 1953, Garner is certified to ISO 9001 quality management systems – requirements.

Garner is also certified to The Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP), designed to provide incentives and support to employers to develop, implement and continuously improve effective safety and health programs at their work site. SHARP provides recognition for employers who demonstrate exemplary achievements in workplace safety and health.