United Plastic Fabricating Welcomes New UPF Employees

Welcome to our Newest UPF Employees

Kathleen Finneral joins UPF as Customer Service Operations Supervisor

Kathy, the first of UPF’s newest employees, has over 18 years of increasingly responsible positions in sales, customer service, order management, contracts and project management. Her most recent position was with AS&E in Billerica, MA, where she held the position of Sales Operations Manager. Prior to that she was with L-3 Maritime Systems in management positions in manufacturing, customer service and sales. In addition, Kathy worked for Raytheon Marine Company as a Customer Service Manager. She holds a B.S. in Business Administration/Marketing from the University of Lowell, and a MBA from Rivier College. She will be a great help to UPF employees and customers!

Kathy’s e-mail address is kfinneral@unitedplastic.com. Her direct telephone number is 978-989-0262, and her extension is 262. Kathy’s schedule is Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm.


James Fenton joins UPF as Director of Manufacturing

Jim brings a wealth of experience in managing multiple production facilities and teams of up to 800 employees. He has a strong background in lean manufacturing, quality, materials management and organizational development. His most recent position was Materials Manager for Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, were he was responsible for scheduling, planning, purchasing, production control and warehouse operations. Prior positions include Production and Quality Manger for Jewell Industries and Multi-Plant Manager for Hutchinson Sealing.

Jim’s e-mail address is jfenton@unitedplastic.com. His direct telephone number is 978-989-0222, and his extension is 222. Jim’s schedule is Monday – Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.


John “Danny” McLean joins UPF as Mechanical Engineer

John "Danny" McLean, a new UPFemployee

Danny comes to us from Pierce Manufacturing in Bradenton Florida where he held a series of positions with increasing responsibilities from Design Engineer to the Chief Engineer. During this time, he identified opportunities for improvement, made constructive suggestions for change, and helped brainstorm solutions for both internal and external customers. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Central Florida. While at Pierce Manufacturing, Danny had many responsibilities and accomplishments, working within the same market space as many of UPF’s existing customers.

In his position at UPF Danny supports the develop of the UPF wrecker body program for existing inquiries and orders for replacement bodies, but also existing and new OEM applications.

Danny works from the UPF Ocala facility. Danny’s email address is dmclean@unitedplastic.com.


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