Winton Machine Company Announces Operational Management Promotion

by | May 17, 2024 | News

Scott Hoffman, Operations Manager, Winton Machine Company

Metro Atlanta, May 20, 2024—Winton Machine Company, a US manufacturer of automated solutions for semi-rigid coax and tube fabrication, is pleased to announce Scott Hoffman’s promotion from production manager to operations manager.

As of April 2024, Scott has been part of Team Winton for ten years. In addition to his new leadership role as Operations Manager, he has served as the shop supervisor, purchasing manager, and production manager.

At Winton Machine, their Core Values are foundational to their ongoing success. Among these values, Scott believes ‘Help Others’ and ‘Always Be Honest’ are particularly crucial. Scott shared, “As a close-knit team, we rely on each other’s flexibility and willingness to lend a hand when needed. The support I received when I first joined Winton Machine significantly impacted my professional growth.” “Honesty is equally vital, as it forms the basis of our relationships with each other and our customers,” he added. Scott stated, “But I believe my most significant contribution to Winton Machine and our customers goes back to our first core value of ‘Help Others.”

Winton Machine Company President George Winton stated, “I have always counted on Scott to be willing to do whatever he can to help us move forward, including taking on different roles within the company.” In the process, Scott gained the knowledge and experience required to succeed as Winton Machine’s Operations Manager.

Recently, Winton Machine welcomed Kassy Craig as its new Operations Coordinator, who reports to Scott. As part of Winton’s continuous improvement, Scott has expanded her role to include creating sales orders for replacement parts and maintaining their project planning tool.

This change has significantly improved on-time delivery for smaller sales orders. As Winton transitions to the new ERP software, Scott and Kassy’s role will continue to evolve. Scott has already implemented changes in the machine project release process, which has improved how priorities are managed on the shop floor and ensure that the team works on projects in the required order.

About Winton Machine

Celebrating its 25th year in business in 2023, Winton Machine Company is a company designing and building factory automation for semi-rigid coax and tube fabrication based in Metro Atlanta, Georgia. Winton Machine Company, founded by Lisa and George Winton in 1997, designs and manufactures machinery to enable its customers to fabricate tubular parts and coaxial cable assemblies for their products.

They work with customers in a wide range of industries such as Refrigeration, HVAC, Construction, Aerospace, Space Exploration, Furniture, Medical, Recreational, Electronics and more. Their factory automation solutions are used to help manufacture the NASA Mars Exploration Rover, Mars 2020 and the Raytheon Iron Dome Weapon System used to help protect over 8 million people in Israel. Their machines produce OEM parts for the mass production of refrigerators built on General Electric assembly lines. The mission at Winton Machine is to design and build tube and coax fabricating machinery that adds value to our customers’ bottom line; to provide a stable and healthy environment for all our team members; to be known throughout the industry for delivering systems backed by expert and expedient technical support.

Winton Machine proudly represented the State of Georgia at the “2018 Made in America Product Showcase” held at the White House in Washington, D.C. Winton Machine was recognized by the Gwinnett Chamber as the 2018 Pinnacle Small Business Overall Winner and Best Small Business of the Year: 25+ Employees. Winton Machine also received the 2019 Gwinnett Chamber IMPACT Regional Business Award for Small Business. Several other state and local organizations have also recognized Winton Machine for their contributions to Georgia’s manufacturing industry and their economic impact domestically and internationally. For more information, please visit or call them at 770-831-1917.

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