Omaha Standard Palfinger, (OSP), Council Bluffs, Iowa, has named Jason Holt to the position of vice president of operations. He will be responsible for the performance of the company’s manufacturing operations, including metal fabrication, weld, product coatings, assembly, shipping and recycling, service parts, manufacturing engineering and facilities management. He will work out of OSP’s Council Bluff operations.
"With the rapid growth of OSP, we are pleased to have someone with Jason's background and management style to assist with the implementation of our strategies and continued focus on the end-user customer," says Mark Whaley, OSP president. "His hands-on management approach and strong drive to succeed makes Jason a perfect fit for this organization."
OSP is a manufacturer of service/utility bodies, platform bodies, hydraulic hoists, hydraulic lift gates, and other equipment for commercial trucks and markets its products through 175 truck equipment distributors across the country, as well as in Mexico and Canada. In 2008 Omaha Standard was acquired by Palfinger.
The Palfinger North America Group, features six manufacturing locations, ten wholly owned distribution locations, and a staff of more than 1,100 employees.