CHARLOTTE, NC–Officials at global anilox supplier Harper Corporation of America have announced the promotion of Plant Manager Ronald “Lee” Harper Kluttz to vice president of manufacturing operations. Kluttz, grandson of company founders Ron and Katherine Harpe,r and son of current Harper President Margie Kluttz, has worked at Harper for 20 of the company’s 40 years of existence.
In his new position, Kluttz oversees the manufacturing and production of all Harper anilox rolls at the company’s domestic facilities in Charlotte and Green Bay, WI. Kluttz also audits the firm’s licensed affiliates-- Harper Asia Pacific, Co., Ltd, Thailand and Harper Graphics GmbH, Germany – to ensure global product consistency.
Kluttz joined Harper in 1991 and as a member of Harper's key leadership management team, currently serves on the board of directors.