March 1, 2016

JCB names new VP of Manufacturing

JCB North America has appointed Tim Witter as its vice president of manufacturing. Witter will be responsible for JCB’s North American Manufacturing Center, which builds skid steers, compact track loaders, the 3CX backhoe loader and the high mobility engineer excavator (HMEE). Witter will also oversee all of the company’s North American production, manufacturing purchasing and logistics departments, while also providing direction for production control, manufacturing engineering, quality and new product introductions. Witter replaces Stuart Hughes, who has moved to JCB’s global headquarters in Rocester, U.K. to lead the company’s heavy line product manufacturing center as director of operations.