Posted August 8, 2022

BlackHawk Industrial hires industry veteran Shimel

BlackHawk Industrial has named Scott Shimel general manager in Southern California.

Scott ShimelShimel has over 27 years experience in the metal working and industrial distribution industry. He is well known in Southern California as he spent 21 years helping build and establishing Machine Tool Supply (MTS) as a leading distributor in the market. He built his career from the order desk up through supply chain management, supplier relations and general operations management.

“Scott's knowledge and experience in sales, customer service, vending programs, process disciplines and business acumen will service him well as he takes over his new role," said Mark Sommers, BlackHawk’s senior vice president of sales. "In light of his significant relevant experience and his leadership style, he is molded in the same vein as our Core Behaviors. I am confident that the local SoCal team is in the very best hands with Scott taking over to lead us to new heights."