Rob Drew Named President
Syntron Material Handling is very pleased to announce
the promotion of Rob Drew as President, effective July
Syntron Material Handling is very pleased to announce the promotion of Rob Drew as President, effective July
2022. Rob has demonstrated the leadership required to manage the business and has a vision for growing it. Rob joined Syntron Material Handling (SMH) in June 2016 as Vice President Operations. In November 2021, he was appointed General Manager of SMH where he assumed the responsibility for managing the day-to-day
commercial, engineering, finance and operations for our Saltillo, Mississippi and Changshu, China businesses.
Rob holds an Executive MBA from Athabasca University and a Mechanical Engineering Technology degree from Red River College Polytechnic. Rob is a proven leader in lean manufacturing conversions working with Shingijitsu consultants from the Boeing Company and Toyota. Before joining SMH, Rob worked in various operational leadership roles for Terex Corporation, Bombardier, and Motorcoach Industries. Rob’s ability to grow a business, creating and implementing strategy, international experience, lean manufacturing expertise, and capacity to effectively lead a team will assure that SMH continues to profitably grow and be a
valuable business within the Kadant family. Please join us in congratulating Rob on his promotion and wishing him all the success as he works with his team to lead Syntron Material Handling to new heights.