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Wes Thompson

Plant Manager

Eaton Corporation

Direct Phone: (931) ***-****       

Email: w***@***.com

Eaton Corporation

1111 Superior Avenue

Cleveland, Ohio 44114

United States

Company Description

Eaton Corporation is a diversified industrial manufacturer with 2007 sales of $13.0 billion. Eaton is a global leader in electrical systems and components for power quality, distribution and control; hydraulics components, systems and services for industr... more

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Employment History

Plant Manager

Aeroquip Corporation

Manufacturing Engineer

Aeroquip Corporation


Board Member



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Wes Thompson, Plant ManagerEaton Corporation, Hydraulics Division

Mr. Thompson will chronicle the transformation of the Gainesboro Operation from a plant that was struggling and slated for closure in the early 1990 s to a plant that has been recognized as world class and is growing.The plant was the sole winner of the Tennessee Quality Excellence Award in 2000.Subsequently, in 2001, the plant won the Eaton Business Excellence Award, the company s internal Baldrige-based award.The Gainesboro Operation has more than doubled in size in recent years.In 2003, a second plant was added in Gainesboro which doubled employment to 220 employees.Mr. Thompson will share best practices and discuss lessons learned during the application process and the continuous improvement journey of his plant.
BIOGRAPHY:Wes Thompson began his career with the Aeroquip Gainesboro Machining Plant in 1985 as a Manufacturing Engineer.He served in a variety of support roles including Tooling Manager, Environmental Manager and Quality Manager before being promoted to Plant Manager in 1996.Aeroquip was acquired by Eaton Corporation in 1999.In 2001, Mr. Thompson also assumed responsibility for the Eaton Machining Plant in Petersburg, Illiniois.
Mr. Thompson has a bachelor s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Tennessee Technological University.He and his wife Ruby have three children, two in college and one in high school.His hobbies include travel, sports and family activities.

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* Wes Thompson, plant manager of Eaton Corp. in Gainesboro (winner of the TN Excellence Award);


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