October 31, 2023 (Niles, IL) A.L.P., leading global supplier of components for lighting and other manufacturing industries, is pleased to announce the hiring of two seasoned manufacturing executives to support the additional capabilities and enhanced services being added to the company’s operation in Monterrey, Mexico.
Abelardo Martinez was recently hired as Regional Sales Manager, focusing on non-lighting customers in Mexico. He will be responsible for developing and growing custom manufacturing business with OEMs from automotive, appliance, heavy equipment, medical, and other industries. Abelardo has an extensive business development background and is experienced in interfacing with engineering and manufacturing teams.
Pablo Villarreal, newly hired Metals Product Manager, is working for A.L.P.’s Monterrey facility. He is responsible for the Metals product portfolio, including pricing and technical support for the sales and customer service teams. Pablo has a strong background in metals processing and sales. He will train in Monterrey for the next few months and travel with A.L.P.’s regional sales managers.
“With the hiring of these new managers, A.L.P. is in an even stronger position to support the needs of our customers serviced by the expanding Monterrey plant,” states Tom Barnes, VP and Business Manager.
A.L.P. is a leading global supplier of lighting components, offering a diverse line of products and services for lighting OEMs and the aftermarket. From LED to legacy applications, A.L.P. offers the industry's most comprehensive line of optical components, unwired fixture bodies, LED fixture kits, custom services and more. A.L.P. Brands include Steel Craft, LexaLite®, and Reflek®.