Friday 1st Jul, 2022

Thayer Scale selects new manufacturing Vice President

Thayer Scale, a global manufacturer of equipment for the continuous weighing and feeding of bulk materials, has appointed Bruce Horn as the new Vice President of Manufacturing.
Bruce Horn

Thayer Scale, a global manufacturer of equipment for the continuous weighing and feeding of bulk materials, has appointed Bruce Horn as the new Vice President of Manufacturing.

Horn is responsible for the company’s Continuous Improvement initiatives, including procurement, material planning, scheduling, and work cell design and optimisation.

He will oversee all Safety and OSHA-related initiatives and manage the company’s outsourcing strategy and relationships with key suppliers.

“I am excited to join the Thayer Scale team,” Horn said.

“I look forward to working with the team to develop a continuous improvement culture to drive high quality, shorter lead times, and support exponential growth.”

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Horn will supervise all activities related to welding, fabrication, paint/powder coat, assembly, wiring/test, and shipping at the headquarters facility in Massachusetts, USA.

He joins Thayer Scale from Ariston USA Inc., where he was most recently the Director of Manufacturing. In that role, he was responsible for overall production, safety, manufacturing engineering, quality, maintenance, facilities, training and lean management.

Prior to Ariston, Horn was the Manufacturing Manager for Cybex International, the commercial treadmill manufacturer.

“We’ve recognised Bruce as an industry leader in Lean Manufacturing through his leadership and outreach activities working with the Greater Boston Manufacturing Partnership over the last several years,” said David Hyer, President Thayer Scale.

“We are very excited to have Bruce join our team and help take Thayer Scale to the next level in terms of productivity, quality, and time-to-market.”

Thayer Scale’s equipment provides precision measurement and reliability in a wide variety of industries and markets. The company has a strong culture of collaboration.

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