Akro-Mils names new plant manager

Akro-Mils announces that Jim Daw has been named plant manager for the company’s Wadsworth, Ohio, facility. Daw will report to Jeff Gervais, vice president and general manager of Akro-Mils and Jamco. Daw previously was director of operations for Myers Industries’ Lawn & Garden segment, and he has transferred to the Myers Material Handling Segment to assume the Wadsworth plant manager position. Daw joined Akro-Mils’ Wadsworth plant in 1996 as its manager of shipping and warehousing, and he was later promoted to operations manager. In 2004, he was promoted to plant manager and transferred to Akro-Mils’ Sandusky, Ohio, facility. He then transferred to Myers Tire Supply in 2007, where he held the positions of director of sales and operations, and director of supply chain. In 2010, Daw moved to Myers Lawn & Garden as director of operations.

Daw — a resident of Medina, Ohio — has a bachelor of arts degree in finance from the University of Rhode Island, and an MBA from the University of Phoenix.