Posted November 11, 2020

Bloom Manufacturing picks general manager

Bloom Manufacturing has named Joshua Weig general manager of the 110-year-old Independence, Iowa-based company.

Mark Collett, former owner and current president of Bloom Manufacturing, who along with his wife Deborah who manages accounting and HR for the company, will be retiring later this year.

“As part of the company transaction and leadership transition plan, it was imperative that we select our new leader based on their strong engineering expertise, familiarity with the business and customer base, as well as positive fit with our people-centered values and culture. Our new owners and I agreed that Josh fit the bill,” said Collet.

Weig, formerly engineering manager at Bloom, will report directly to Michael Flannery, CEO of Saint Charles, Illinois-based Entegra Attachments, Bloom’s parent company.

“For all the reasons that Mark Collett indicated, along with Josh’s well rounded experience serving in various customer service, design engineering and management positions within the specialty equipment, truck and trailer industry, Josh is well equipped to lead the future growth and development of this unique winch and speed reducer manufacturer,” said Flannery.

Bloom specializes in providing standard and custom, hydraulic powered, lifting and pulling equipment solutions across a wide array of industries.