Hyde Industrial Blade Solutions names new controller
Richard Howard brings Hyde Group companies over 30 years of industry expertise.
Hyde Industrial Blade Solutions (IBS) today announced that Richard “Rick” Howard has been hired in a newly created position of controller at the leading manufacturer of industrial knives and blades. In this position, Howard will oversee the finance department.
Howard brings over 30 years of accounting experience in manufacturing environments. At Hyde IBS and for the Hyde Group of Companies, he will be responsible for financial statement reporting, cost accounting, inventory management, budgeting and overhead analysis, and manufacturing order monitoring.
Prior to joining Hyde Group, Howard was with Simonds International in Fitchburg, MA, where he had been the Plant Controller for three of their manufacturing facilities. In this position, he was heavily involved in all aspects of financial statement reporting and analysis.
Howard holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Dayton (OH) majoring in accounting. He also attended The School of Computer Technology in Pittsburgh, PA.
Having recently celebrated its 140th year in business, Hyde Industrial Blade Solutions is a leading producer of industrial knives and blades for a wide variety of markets including food processing, cloth and textile and leather, hose and tube, tire and rubber, plastics processing, paper converting, packaging and abrasives as well as for general industrial applications. Hyde Tools, Inc. is the largest manufacturer of industrial machine and hand knives and tools for remodeling, restoration, building trades and do-it-yourselfers in North America.
For more information, call Hyde IBS at 800-872-4933 or Or visit the website at www.hydeblades.com.