President and COO Jim Korthals today briefed Rep.
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James Korthals was hired as president and chief operating officer.
has 25 years of experience in managing the operations and production of large manufacturing facilities and mining companies.
He previously was president and chief executive officer at Cutler Magner Co. in Duluth and is a past chairman of Cutler Magner's board.
â€œWe want to become more active, and to do that, we need to start looking harder at how to meet the needs of our customers on a day-to-day basis,â€ said James Korthals, who was named Fraserâ€™s new president and chief operating officer several weeks ago.
acknowledged that the peaks and valleys of the business and the specialized nature of the skills involved can make staffing a challenge.
Going forward, Korthals
said that recruiting and keeping skilled workers will be critical to Fraserâ€™s success.
â€œWe live and die by the quality of our work force,â€ he