Ramsey Fadel is the new vice president of manufacturing for YKK AP America’s recently acquired subsidiary, Erie Architectural Products Group (Erie AP). Fadel is now responsible for overseeing Erie AP’s manufacturing strategy and operations.
“We’re proud to welcome Ramsey to the YKK AP team in this critical role leading Erie AP’s project-driven manufacturing strategy and operations,” says Oliver Stepe, president of YKK AP America. “One of our goals in joining forces with Erie AP is to further develop our ability to engineer and manufacture unitized products for complex, large-scale projects. The skills Ramsey has developed throughout his career—including his proven success in implementing process and efficiency improvements—will further strengthen our next-generation manufacturing practices needed to take our project business to the next level. Ramsey is an exciting and important addition to our team.”
Fadel joins YKK AP with more than 25 years of leadership experience within the manufacturing industry, ranging from quality assurance to operations to plant management. He most recently led and managed all plant operations, maintenance, staff functions and resources for Hydro Extrusion Canada. In his new position, he will oversee the Erie AP manufacturing team. In addition to his focus on employee safety and relationship building, Fadel’s commitment to strategically reviewing and improving manufacturing processes and workflows will further enhance its project business and drive success for customers, according to the company.
“YKK AP is well-known for its commitment to quality and maintaining the highest standards in manufacturing,” says Fadel. “I am proud to contribute my experience and expertise to better serve its project-driven operations, with a focus on safety and improved efficiency to benefit both employees and customers.”