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CLEVELAND, OH – Andy Birch has been hired as Mazzella’s Vice President of Engineered Products. In this new role, Birch will oversee operations and strategy for Mazzella’s Cranes, Below-the-Hook, Process Cranes and Modernizations, Electrode Handling, Fall Protection, and Warehouse Solutions businesses. Andy will also join Mazzella’s Lifting Leadership Team, reporting to Matt Mazzella, President of Mazzella.

Birch comes to Mazzella with over 25 years of experience in the Aerospace industry, including experience and various leadership roles in operations, engineering, quality, materials management, and customer service.

Andy Birch Named VP of Engineered Products of Mazzella's Lifting Business

“I’m extremely excited to start my journey with Mazzella, a company that’s growing in ways I really admire. I see how important it is for us to grow in capacity and capability by working together as a team to meet our customers’ needs. Mazzella’s strong family culture matches how I like to lead and meeting the team in place has been inspiring—especially seeing the dedication to customer satisfaction, safety, and quality. I’m looking forward to helping us reach our goals together,” said Birch.

“I’m thrilled to announce Andy Birch as the newest addition to Mazzella’s Lifting business as the Vice President of Engineered Products. Andy brings a wealth of knowledge and experience and has a proven track record in manufacturing and managing innovative quality systems and processes. His experience, combined with his exceptional leadership skills and professional demeanor, positions him perfectly to oversee the strategy and financial and operational performance of our Engineered Products division. Please join me in welcoming Andy to our team,” said Matt Mazzella.

About Mazzella Companies

Mazzella Companies employs over 1,100 individuals in 40+ locations in North America. Mazzella is the largest independently owned company in the overhead lifting and rigging industries and is a manufacturer and distributor of a wide range of lifting products for industrial, commercial and specialty applications. In addition, Mazzella is a leading manufacturer of world-class overhead cranes, specialty machinery, and overhead crane services. Mazzella Companies’ diverse portfolio includes Sheffield Metals, a manufacturer and distributor of coated and bare metal products for engineered metal roof and wall systems and New Tech Machinery, a manufacturer of portable roof panel and gutter machines recognized as the world’s finest portable rollformers.

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