Youngstown, OH – Taylor-Winfield Technologies, Inc. recently announced the hiring of former Nucor executive Doyle Hopper as Chief Executive Officer. As their CEO, Hopper will leverage nearly thirty years of steel industry and manufacturing expertise to drive strategic growth and commercial excellence across the companies' business units.
“We are thrilled to have Doyle take the reins as CEO,” said Alex Benyo, co-owner of Taylor-Winfield Technologies. “Doyle’s role will drive integration and synergies between our companies, maximizing the value delivered to our customers and will lead to additional opportunities in the marketplace.”
“His values and proven leadership combined with his knowledge of the steelmaking and automated manufacturing processes align perfectly with our Group’s values, growth strategies and industries served.” said Brian Benyo, co-owner of Taylor-Winfield Technologies.
Before joining Taylor-Winfield, Hopper had spent his nearly 30-year, professional career with Nucor, the largest producer of steel in the United States. Starting with Nucor out of college as an entry level welder and fabricator, Hopper continually advanced into expanded roles, eventually reaching executive positions as the Vice President of VULCRAFT and Cold Finish in Norfolk, Nebraska, Nucor Connecticut and most recently, Nucor South Carolina.
“I am thankful for the past three decades I have spent with Nucor,” Hopper remarked. “The experiences and insights I gained into the ongoing evolution of steelmaking and manufacturing have prepared me for the exciting opportunities in the marketplace for Taylor-Winfield Technologies. I am honored to be joining an organizations that had earned their reputation for excellence in engineering and manufacturing innovation.”
Headquartered in Youngstown, Ohio, Taylor-Winfield Technologies, Inc. is a best-in-class custom automation & robotics solutions provider. Taylor-Winfield is world renowned for being a capital equipment manufacturer in standard and custom material joining for the steel industry including resistance welding, fiber laser welding, induction heating, ARC welding and more.
Doyle Hopper graduated from Arkansas Northeastern College and holds his Six Sigma Black Belt Certification from North Carolina State University. Hopper has also completed the Executive Program at Harvard Business School.