TBEI-Lake Crystal Announces New General Manager

05182016 stephen hueser general manager pr photoLake Crystal, MN (May 18, 2016) – Truck Bodies & Equipment International, Inc. (TBEI) is pleased to announce the hiring of Stephen (Steve) Hueser as the new General Manager of the TBEI Lake Crystal facility. As General Manager, Hueser will be in charge of all operations for the TBEI Lake Crystal facility, which produces the Crysteel®, J-Craft® and Ox SuperDump brands of products.

“Steve brings a new level of excitement to the TBEI Lake Crystal facility,” said Bob Fines, TBEI President & CEO. “Steve’s proven leadership abilities with companies such as Caterpillar and Terex make him a tremendous asset to our already outstanding management team at TBEI.”

Hueser comes to TBEI with over 26 years of leadership experience in production, engineering, sales and marketing, most recently as General Manager at ESCO in Portland, OR, where he managed operations at 4 global facilities. He began his career in the industry as Senior Systems Supervisor of Engineering Design and Analysis with Caterpillar, eventually becoming a Director / General Manager at Genie Industries / Terex in Washington; SANY America in Georgia; and Business Unit Leader at FW Murphy in Oklahoma. Hueser holds a BS from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a MBA from the University of Washington.

“I am thrilled with the opportunity to join the TBEI team,” said Hueser. “The entire TBEI Lake Crystal team is top notch, and I look forward to working together to make the Lake Crystal facility even better every day.”

TBEI encompasses five leading manufacturers of dump truck bodies, hoists and truck & trailer equipment. TBEI brands include Crysteel, Rugby®, DuraClass®, J-Craft and Ox Bodies®.


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