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Webb Wheel Names New President of Trailer Product OEM Business

July 27, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Technology

Mike Postma has been named president of Webb Wheel Products’ OEM Business, following the promotion of Chad Plank to pursue targeted strategic growth opportunities for Marmon Highway Technologies.

Webb Wheel is a member of Marmon Highway Technologies’ (MHT) Brake and Wheel Ends business.

In his new role, Postma and his team will focus on growing the company’s trailer OEM business. Additional capacity will soon be completed at the company’s Tell City manufacturing facility, increasing volume throughput and scheduling flexibility to support the planned future growth.

Jason Gerding, group president of MHT Brake and Wheel Ends, said, “I am confident the team led by Mike will take advantage of the production upgrades we have added to fully support current customer requirements and at the same time pursue and land new business. Mike is a dynamic individual with great talents that will serve him well in his new endeavor. We are pleased to welcome him to his new role.”

Postma joined MHT in 2006 as assistant controller before becoming group controller for Marmon-Herrington and SISU Axles based in Louisville, Ky. In 2012 he was appointed president of Marmon-Herrington’s Aftermarket business unit. Postma graduated with a BA in accounting from Hope College and earned his MBA in managerial finance from DePaul University’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.

Webb Wheel Products Inc., headquartered in Cullman, Ala., manufactures hubs, brake drums and rotors for medium- and heavy- duty trucks, trailers and buses. Webb Wheel is a Marmon Highway Technologies®/Berkshire Hathaway company. Marmon Highway Technologies (MHT) supports the highway transportation industry worldwide with a wide range of high-quality products and services.