BURR RIDGE, IL — Tuthill Corporation today announced that its board of directors has appointed Steven Westfall as Chief Executive Officer and President. Over the past 4 months he transitioned from the role of President, Tuthill Fort Wayne to the Burr Ridge Corporate office.
Westfall has more than 20 years of senior leadership experience working in the manufacturing, mechanical and industrial engineering industries. He began his career with Tuthill in 2013 as President of Tuthill Springfield. During his tenure in Springfield the focus was on operational excellence, strategic capital investment and commercialization of the business channels. In February 2018, Westfall became President of Tuthill Fort Wayne, again focused on top-line growth, operational excellence and strategic investment particularly in the Tuthill Fill-Rite product brand.
“I am excited to lead Tuthill Corporation in our continued journey towards a Top 1% company. Our focus will be on our top-line growth, while continuing our operational excellence commitment.” said Steven Westfall. He added “I believe that Tuthill’s culture, dedication to employee development, and a newly aligned focus on a “One Tuthill” commercial strategy will yield the impact of a larger and more successful company.”
Before joining Tuthill, Westfall held CEO roles with EaglePicher Technologies, Detroit Tool Metal Products and the President of CST Industries. He holds an MBA, Finance and Business Management degrees from Pittsburg State University.
About Tuthill Corporation
Tuthill Corporation is a privately held manufacturer of industrial goods specializing in rotating equipment. Founded in 1892, James B. Tuthill originally manufactured common brick to Chicago construction companies. Today, Tuthill manufactures fuel and chemical transfer pumps and meters at Tuthill Fort Wayne; vacuum pumps and positive displacement blowers and systems at Tuthill Springfield; lubrication, magnetically coupled and process pumps at Tuthill Alsip; and custom injection-molded plastics at Tuthill Clearwater. Tuthill serves markets including agriculture, construction, chemical, food and beverage, energy, pharmaceuticals and medical, and transportation.