James L. Ceddia
Jim Ceddia, President of Americraft Manufacturing Company Inc., has over 33 years experience in the industrial fan manufacturing industry, Jim first started with Americraft in 1978 and is now a “hands on” owner having held every major manufacturing and business position within the company. Jim’s core company values of safety, quality, customer service, and sound business principles has been the foundation for the company’s overall continued growth and success.
Vice President Sales
John Pumpple serves as Vice President Sales with Americraft Manufacturing Company Inc. and brings over 38 years of diverse experience in the industrial fan manufacturing industry. Starting as a stock clerk in 1973, John has held positions of increasing responsibility in the manufacturing of fans to include: material control and replenishment, inside sales, and as a product manager. John has been Americraft’s Corporate Sales Manager since February 2002 with additional responsibilities to manage the customer quotation process.
Office Administration Supervisor and Material Traffic Specialist
Debra Hiler joined the Americraft Manufacturing Company Inc. team in 1994 and currently holds the positions as the Office Administrative Supervisor and Material Traffic Specialist. As the office administrative supervisor her responsibilities includes: order entries and job ticket write-ups, customer acknowledgements, invoicing and accounting (payables and receivables), as well as preparing and distributing the various management reports. In addition, as the material traffic specialist, Debra coordinates all customer packaging requirements and incoming and outgoing freight scheduling.
Industrial Fan Manufacturing Consultant
Denny Ehrhardt is the previous owner and president of Americraft Manufacturing Company Inc. Always customer service focused and being proactively responsive to a dynamic industry, Denny was the driving force behind the team of professionals in establishing the proud tradition and outstanding reputation that Americraft continues to maintain in the industrial fan manufacturing market. Denny currently serves Americraft as a valued consultant.
Vincent T. Hartmann, P.E., MBA
Government Sales Manager
Vince Hartmann is the Government Sales Manager for Americraft Manufacturing Company Inc. A retired 25 year Navy Veteran (Commander) of the Civil Engineer Corps (Seabee’s), Vince joined Americraft in January, 2011with the primary responsibility to grow work through Government/Military contracts. In August 2011, Americraft was awarded a 20 year GSA Multiple Award Schedule Contract Number GS-07F-0675X for Schedule 56 – Buildings and Building Materials / Industrial Services and Supplies, Special Item Number (SIN) 563 27 Industrial and Commercial Fans and Blowers.
Vince holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy, a Master of Science in Engineering Degree from Purdue University, and a Master of Business Degree from Chaminade University. In addition, Vince is a certified (DoD) Defense Acquisition Professional and a Licensed Professional Civil Engineer in the State of Ohio.
Dan Giblin is the Plant Manager for Americraft Manufacturing Company, Inc. Dan joined the Americraft team in December 2012 with the primary responsibility of improving the efficiency and effectiveness of our manufacturing process and on-time deliveries. Dan has over 9 years experience as a Manufacturing Engineering Manager and is proficient in the mechanical and electrical components of the production process. His expertise in design, assembly and trouble-shooting skills have made him a valuable asset to the company.