Snider Industries Announces New Plant Manager

Snider Industries, LLC has announced that after 23 years of Jimmy Brewer at the helm, the role of plant manager is being transitioned to Wayne Fleming. Fleming brings over 30 years of forest products industry experience to the role. With this transition, Snider Industries is building on existing expertise, as Brewer remains firmly involved with the strategic planning for the operations of the company. As Plant Manager, Fleming’s official responsibilities will include management of the plant operations covering lumber production, and operations of the log yard, planer mill, and power plant; as well as maintenance, lumber shipping and shavings plant.

“We expect Snider Industries to benefit from the exceptional managerial and technical expertise that Wayne brings to our company. He has consulted with Snider on various projects and installations going back over 20 years and has an excellent understanding of our operations. To boot, he has been involved in many projects across the spectrum of wood fiber operations and production and we are fortunate to have him,” comments Jill Snider Brewer, third-generation owner of Snider Industries.

Jill Snider Brewer, Timber Processing’s 2016 Person of the Year.

With 30 years as an automation and controls professional, Fleming assisted various industries in increasing productivity and reducing downtime through facility modernization and control upgrades. He began his career as an electrician in a sawmill located in south Alabama.

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