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Plymouth Tube Changes Board

Plymouth Tube Co., a family-owned precision metals manufacturer in Warrenville, Illinois, recently announced changes to its board of directors.

The changes include the retirement of family shareholder Alan Van Pelt and the addition of three new directors: John Byrne, Pete Murray, and Dax Whitehouse. 

John Byrne is chairman of the board for STS Metals and serves on the board of Pasayetn Advisors, following a successful twenty-year tenure at Boeing as VP of aircraft materials and structures. 

Pete Murray is president of Stirling Rock LLC, a business advisory and service firm focused on small and midsized manufacturers. Having started his career in sales and marketing at Alcoa, Murray subsequently led Charter Dura-Bar, Charter Automotive, and Charter Wire as president. 

Dax Whitehouse is the managing director of Axiom Financial Strategies Group, providing advisory services to closely held and family businesses. Previously, Whitehouse was CEO of NetShape, a powdered metal and metal injection manufacturer, and general manager of Hawk Precision Components, an additive manufacturer. 

Plymouth CEO Drew Van Pelt thanked Alan Van Pelt for his service. He said Alan Van Pelt “brought analytical insight, strategic thinking, and financial acumen, as well as a grounding in the values of the Van Pelt family to the board.”

For more information, visit www.plymouth.com/.

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