NEW YORK 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 (PMPA).
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.