BAY WOOD PRODUCTS EXPANDS LEADERSHIP TEAM WITH THE ADDITION OF NEW FACILITY MANAGER CHRIS PATILLO

ChrisPatilloROBERTSDALE, Ala. (Sept. 9, 2016) -- Bay Wood Products, Inc., one of the largest single-site manufacturers of wooden pallets in Alabama and Mississippi, is pleased to announce the addition of Chris Patillo as Facility Manager for the 130-employee business in Baldwin County.

Patillo, already on the job, is responsible for ensuring that all equipment is running at peak performance so orders can be completed safely and on time. He also has been tasked with establishing and building a preventive maintenance program for the business.

“Chris is already doing a great job managing our plant,” said Bay Wood Products President, and Founder, Jimmy Wilson. “His attention to detail and strong worth ethic make him a great fit for our management and plant teams.”

Chris said the opportunity to make a positive impact at a well-established manufacturing business drew him to the company. “I really enjoy working for and with the people of Bay Wood,” he said. “Everyone is very knowledgeable and not afraid to get their hands dirty, when needed, and work hard to achieve the same goal.”

Patillo is a graduate of George Stone Technical College and holds a journeyman electrical license. He and his wife, Jessica, have two children. They live in Cantonment, Fla.

Founded 22 years ago, Bay Wood products recently expanded its leadership team as the company continues to experience increased demand for its products. A new plant addition, dedicated to custom hand-built wooden pallets, is expected to be complete by December 2016.

BAY WOOD PRODUCTS, INC. EXPANDS LEADERSHIP TEAM WITH THE ADDITION OF NEW PRODUCTION MANAGER JASON CUMMINGS

JasonCummingsROBERTSDALE, Ala. (Sept. 19, 2016) -- Bay Wood Products, Inc., one of the largest single site manufacturers of wooden pallets in Alabama and Mississippi, is pleased to announce the addition of Jason Cummings as production manager for the 130-employee strong Baldwin County business.

Cummings, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, joined the leadership team at Bay Wood in July. His responsibilities focus on safety, quality and production. “That ensures our customers receive a quality product on time and that every member of our team leaves work without injury.”

Before joining the Bay Wood Products team as production manager,Cummings served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps for more than 12 years. After his military service, Cummings worked for Georgia Pacific and Quincy Compressor, gaining more knowledge of the manufacturing industry.

“I have enjoyed getting to know the people of Bay Wood and learning the processes of the pallet industry. I’m working closely with my peers to set the procedures and enhance the culture that will help grow Bay Wood into the future.”

Jimmy Wilson, Founder and President of Bay Wood Products, said the role of production manager in a manufacturing plant is critical for the company's success. “When I met Jason, I knew he would be a great asset to our team. His focus on keeping our employees safe throughout the work day is a real testament to his integrity and values.”

A native of Clanton, Ala., Cummings and his wife, Ashley, have three daughters: Addyson, Adaleigh and Allyson. When he’s not at work, he spends time with his family enjoying outdoor activities.