From Home Furnishing Business
E.S. Kluft Names Pechy as Manager of Flagship Factory
E.S. Kluft & Co., producer of luxury mattresses under the Kluft and Aireloom brand names, has appointed Drew Pechy as manager of its newly expanded factory.
Pechy, who holds certifications in Six Sigma and ISO 9001 quality control, brings a wide range of experience in operations, purchasing, safety regulations and quality control to the position. He will report to Luciano Saldana, vp of operations.
“Drew’s expertise in operational efficiency and quality control will be especially valuable since those will be areas of intense focus in our expanded facility. He has held a number of challenging leadership roles that included implementation of Six Sigma principles and ISO 9001 practices,” said Saldana. “Drew has an impressive skill set from a broad array of assignments he has held throughout his career and this brings a fresh perspective to our operations team.”
“This is a tremendous opportunity for me to play a role in bringing more innovation into a newly-expanded factory at a company that focuses on the luxury end of market, where quality is paramount,” Pechy said.
Most recently, Pechy was plant manager for SPX Corporation: Recold, producer of high-quality commercial evaporative cooling products, since 2013. He earlier spent two years as distribution manager and plant manager at International E-Z Up, a manufacturer and distributor of custom shelters and accessories, and for eight years was general manager of Exact Global Manufacturing, a manufacturer of point-of-purchase displays, store fixtures and promotional goods.
He also held posts with Sam Pievac Company, a producer of custom and standard store fixtures and point-of-purchase displays, as well as Associated Concrete, a supplier of industrial tanks and diamond-plated traffic covers.
A resident of Diamond Bar, Calif., Pechy holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from Colorado State University.