Winton Machine Company Hires Chief Operations Officer

by | Mar 3, 2023 | News


Winton Machine Company Hires Chief Operations Officer to Implement New ERP System for Enhanced Business Efficiencies and Improved Order Fulfillment Timing

Metro Atlanta, March 2, 2023 – Winton Machine Company is pleased to announce Charles “Charlie” M. Fogarty, MBA, MHM, joined the leadership team as COO in the fall of 2022.

Fogarty brings over two decades of experience in operations management, problem-solving, analytical thinking, innovation and diverse leadership skills. His short-term goals include enhancing Winton Machine’s overall operations management to mitigate supply chain issues and improve efficiencies. He is overseeing the implementation of a new ERP system which will be utilized to further enhance business efficiencies and improve order fulfillment timelines.

As a self-proclaimed “hands-on” manager-engineer, Fogarty has a proven track record of positive business outcomes in technical service, construction, pharmaceutical, aerospace-DOD and most recently consumer products. To contribute to Winton Machine’s long-term growth plans, Fogarty explained, “I look forward to helping Winton Machine build on their success and exceptional customer service and support. As a team, we’ll Implement processes, procedures and technology required to be a leader in tube and coaxial fabricating machines and systems.”

“Charlie brings both an engineering background and a breadth of operations experience from a variety of small, mid, and large size manufacturers. He embodies our Core Value of Constantly Improve as a lifelong learner. We are confident his leadership will be vital to help us achieve Winton’s continued growth and expansion,” said Winton Machine CEO Lisa Winton.

Winton Machine President George Winton shared, “Charlie has years of manufacturing experience. Everyone at Winton looks forward to working alongside Charlie – learning from him and growing with him.”

Fogarty holds a master’s degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science degree in Management of Technology with a minor in Industrial Engineering.

About Winton Machine

Celebrating its 25th year in business in 2023, Winton Machine Company is a company designing and building factory automation for tube and coax 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 semi-rigid coax cable for their products. They work with customers in a wide range of industries such as Refrigeration, HVAC, Construction, Aerospace, Furniture, Medical, Electronics and more.

Their factory automation solutions are used to help manufacture the NASA Mars Exploration Rover, Mars 2020, Raytheon Iron Dome Weapon System used to help protect over 8 million people in Israel to 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 customer’s 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.

MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Winton, 770-831-1917

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