Darlene Miller, owner, president and chief executive officer of
Permac Industries Inc., has been named the first woman
president of the Precision Machined Products Association
Miller, who will head
the PMPAs board of directors for the 2013-14 program
year, is a longtime advocate of U.S. manufacturing. She is a
past member of the Presidents Council on Jobs and
Competitiveness, and as co-chair of the High Tech Education
subgroup she created an advanced manufacturing skills training
program that has been rolled out to technical and trade schools
across the United States.
Other PMPA leaders
elected include first vice president Tom Bernstein Jr. of Torin
Products Inc., Columbus, Neb.; second vice president Harry
Eighmy of American Turned Products, Fairview, Pa.; and
treasurer Charlie Kerr of Kerr Lakeside Inc., Euclid, Ohio.
Burnsville, Minn.-based Permac Industries manufactures
high-precision, highly engineered products for the aerospace,
medical, transportation and other industries.