As the turn of the new year leading manufacturing company appoints new president to lead its two U.S.-based facilities

Russellville, Ark. (January 9, 2013) – U.S.-based Taber Extrusions LLC, a leader in the aluminum extrusions industry is pleased to announce Allan Annis as its new President. Mr. Annis succeeds Bill Wetmore who previously retired from the company at the end of 2012. As president, he brings a fresh approach to the company for the new year and will oversee both of Taber’s manufacturing plants which are located in Russellville, Arkansas and Gulfport, Mississippi.


Mr. Annis comes to Taber from Hydro Aluminum where he was the Vice President of their Southeast Region. In this role, Mr. Annis was responsible for the Hydro plants located in St. Augustine, FL and in Belton, SC. Prior to Hydro, he was previously with Rockwell Automation where he served as Director of Lean Enterprise and also as Plant Manager in two of Rockwell’s Power Systems facilities.


For over thirty-five years, Taber Extrusions has seen major growth in business opportunities and has broken boundaries as an extrusion leader in the production of a range of quality, customized aluminum extrusions by using cutting-edge technology and offering competitive prices. Mr. Annis will continue to lead the company with full force.


“We look forward to being able to profit from Allan’s experience and fresh ideas,” remarked Steve Althardt, Sales Manager for Taber Extrusions. “We welcome Allan to the team and will rely on his leadership to take Taber to the next level as an industry leader in specialized aluminum extrusions.”


“I am excited to be joining an industry leader with a winning reputation,” added Mr. Annis. “The special capabilities and more importantly the special people we have at Taber will no doubt allow us to continue serving customers with unequalled products and service.”


About Taber Extrusions LLC
In 1973, Taber Extrusions LLC pioneered the extrusion of large, heavy and wide complex shapes to differentiate itself in the aluminum extrusion industry. Today, Taber Extrusions continues its tradition of breaking boundaries as an extrusion leader in the production of a range of quality aluminum extrusions sizes and shapes. The company offers extrusions in 2000, 5000, 6000 and 7000 alloy series. Since its inception, the brand name Taber Extrusions has been synonymous with innovation, service and quality. All extrusions are engineered, manufactured and tested in the United States. Taber Extrusions maintains its headquarters at the Russellville, Arkansas facility, with a regional sales office also at its Gulfport, Mississippi facility.