Tonawanda, NY – Sherex Fastening Solutions, a global leader of engineered fasteners, tooling and automation announces today the appointment of James Pickren as Chief Executive Officer, with effect from January, 1 2014. Over the past twenty four years, Mr. Pickren has developed a wealth of experience and knowledge in industrial markets and a strong track record of leadership roles in global manufacturing and distribution companies.
"I am delighted to join Adam Pratt, Sherex President and the entire global Sherex team at such an exciting time in the company’s history. I look forward to supporting the organization as the company continues to build on the strong progress it has made creating and driving greater value for our customers," said James. Sherex, along with its strategic partners in Germany and Belgium are a premier supplier of fasteners, tooling, and installation automation offering customers turnkey solutions with the lowest total installed cost. With industry leading product technology, manufacturing expertise, and deep engineering capability, Sherex is one of the fastest growing companies within the North American fastener marketplace.
Mr. Pickren earned his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Clemson University in 1989 and his MBA from Duke University in 1998. James is a member of the National Fastener Distributor Association.
Sherex Fastening Solutions, LLC is a global manufacturer with a unique market approach in engineered fastening solutions. We combine fasteners, tooling, and automation to deliver the best possible solution at the lowest total installed cost. Sherex manufactures products for the Automotive, Aerospace and Defense, Agriculture and Construction Equipment, General Industrial, and Heavy Truck markets. For additional information on any of the Sherex brand fasteners, tools, and automation please contact Sherex at 866-474-3739 or visit our website at www.sherex.com.
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