Southern Aluminum Finishing Co. (SAF) hired Jim Cooper to manage its new Midwest branch, which opened on August 1 in Indianapolis.

Jim Cooper

He will oversee SAF Midwest branch operations, including aluminum sheet and extrusions sales, in addition to fabrication services for customers in Indiana and surrounding states.

Cooper has extensive experience in plant, manufacturing and operations management. Prior to joining SAF, he was a facility manager for Nitrix, plant manager for the Copper & Brass Sales Division of Thyssen Krupp Materials, and manager for steel service centers S&S Steel Services and Performance Metals.