Kevin Kassa Joins Grover Precision

New Director of Operations brings over 20 years of plant management and operational experience to Oxford, ME

CONTACT: Nick LeBel • 207-743-7051 x3017 • nicholas.lebel@groverprecision.com

–Grover Precision of Oxford, Maine is excited to announce the hiring of Kevin Kassa as the company’s Director of Operations. Kassa has built a 20-year career in operations and plant management, the last ten of which in Maine. He is an expert in engineering and production management, as well as Lean Manufacturing/Continuous Improvement. A Lean Six Sigma Blackbelt, Kassa has a proven record of accomplishments in manufacturing, product, and material improvements resulting in improved profitability and increased customer satisfaction.

“Kevin is going to be an invaluable asset for our company as we look towards some major opportunities in the near future,” said Rob Pierson, President at Grover. “He has a background steeped in operations and continuous improvement—he will allow us to grow at a faster rate. The expertise he brings and the passion he shows for this industry is going to be invaluable for us because we’re prepping for substantial growth.”

A graduate of Cornell University, Kassa has held senior-level management positions at two separate Ford Motor Company plants in the Detroit area before moving to Maine in 2010. He worked with several OEMs in the Lewiston/Auburn area, increasing productivity, efficiency and profitability along his path.

“I’m thrilled to be joining the Grover team at such an exciting time for the business,” said Kassa. “The company has positioned itself to grow and provide tremendous value for its stakeholders, including its customers, employees, and ownership. I’m looking forward to working with the team to accelerate our growth, improve on our efficiencies, and have fun along the way. Grover has a great team of employees who are committed to making the business successful, and I’m excited to be joining them on this journey.”

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Grover Gundrilling, LLC / Grover Precision is a leading provider of precision seamless cannulated bar, gundrilling, deep-hole drilling, honing, and related machining and support services to a broad range of industry markets and customers located throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. Grover Precision is an Axion Services company. Axion Services, LLC is a leading supplier of innovative manufacturing solutions through technology and people. Find out more at www.groverprecision.com