MODRoto Taps Ryan as President/COO

Posted January 4, 2016 at 7:40 pm

MODRoto, a manufacturer of laundry carts and other products, recently named industry consultant J.R. Ryan as president and COO of the rotational molding company’s multiple business units, including Poly-Trux® laundry and recycling carts; and Ship Shape material handling containers, according to a news release.

A proven leader with a 30-year track record for driving revenue growth and profitability, Ryan’s experience includes successful executive leadership of companies engaged in textile manufacturing, linen and uniform rental and management consulting. This background gives him a rare combination of veteran leadership experience, coupled with hands-on operational skills, said David Tingue, CEO of Tingue, Brown & Co., which is the parent company of both MODRoto, and TBR Associates, the consulting firm that Ryan will continue to lead. “J.R. has delivered measurable results with companies on nearly every side of the laundry industry,” Tingue said. “He’s built our TBR Associates consulting firm from square one to a national presence. I’m looking forward to seeing his imprint on MODRoto.” TBR Associates specializes in process improvement, Lean Six Sigma, management development and other services.

Ryan said he was happy to take on the additional role of leading MODRoto, which recently was named the 16th largest rotational molder in North America, according to Plastics News. “MODRoto has a proud history dating back to the Meese organization, known brand names and hundreds of dedicated team members who understand what we’re trying to achieve for our customers,” he said. “It’s a privilege to serve in this position and take on additional responsibility within the Tingue family of companies.”

At MODRoto, Ryan will oversee a company with four plants that’s known for its product innovation. Ryan plans to focus on providing a diverse selection of high-quality laundry carts with the superior customer service, fast production rates and competitive cost structure necessary to serve the laundry industry. Click here for additional details.