Gruner was hired as President/CEO of Excel in 2006. He has more than 30 years of executive management experience in privately held and public manufacturing companies. As President/CEO of Excel, Mr. Gruner focused on cost reduction and value creation by using Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma based processes.
Albers began his career as Vice President of Operations with Excel in 2005 and was promoted to COO in July of 2008. As President/CEO, he will have Profit and Loss responsibility for all locations and operations of the company. Albers has 20 years of metals related manufacturing experience in positions of increasing responsibility. He will be based at the company's headquarters in East Stroudsburg, PA.
EXCEL STORAGE PRODUCTS, LP is a provider of design, engineering and manufacturing of high quality industrial material handling systems. Founded in 1968, Excel has 40 years of extensive rack system expertise and system integration experience. They have facilities in East Stroudsburg, PA; Brookings, South Dakota; and Ogden, Utah.