WEST CHESTER TOWNSHIP, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Long Stanton Group is pleased to announce David J. Ropp has been named to its Board of Directors. Mr. Ropp recently retired as Vice President of Dover Corporation and President and Chief Executive Officer of Dover Industrial Products.
Dan Cunningham, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Long Stanton Group, stated, “I have known and worked with Dave for many years. All of us are honored to have him join our Board. He has already begun to meet with our management team and review our operations." Mr. Cunningham continued, "The knowledge and experience he brings to our manufacturing, distribution and marketing divisions locally in the U.S. and globally, especially China, is unmatched in the industry."
Mr. Ropp joins the diverse group of board members including Richard M. Wardrop, retired Chairman & CEO, AK Steel; Robert B. Morgan, retired President & CEO, Cincinnati Financial; Phillip R. Cox, President & CEO, Cox Financial Corporation; and Michael T. Schueler, President & CEO, Henkle Schueler.
The Long-Stanton Group, founded in 1862, serves diversified industrial sectors, including truck equipment, industrial gas equipment, fueling components, office furniture, commercial building components, and virtually any industry requiring metal, rubber, and plastic components and assemblies. It markets to the U.S. through its operations in West Chester Township, Ohio; and in China from its operations in Shanghai, Beijing, Changzhou and Wuhan.
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