Brian Jones joined Nypro in 1987 and held a variety of executive positions before being promoted from president of North American operations to company president on Jan. 1, 2002. He oversaw the design and implementation of Nypro's "Year 2000 and Beyond" strategy for global success in the late 1990s, and also spearheaded the annual Nypro World Management Forum, an organizational meeting of all Nypro presidents and general managers developing future strategies and implementation of key initiatives, now in its 11th year.
Jones holds bachelor of science degrees in education and management technology, and an MBA from Nichols College in Dudley, Mass. For many years he has overseen Nypro's corporate university, The Nypro Institute, and The Nypro Institute's online plastics training company, Nyproonline.com. He is a member of the Nypro Inc.'s board and also served as 2001-02 president of the Association for Manufacturing Excellence (http://www.ame.org), a national group of manufacturing executives focused on enterprise excellence.
Nypro is a leading global precision injection molding and contract manufacturing company, that now generates annualized sales exceeding $800 million and employs 10,000 people (including more than 500 toolmakers) in 15 countries. The Clinton, Mass., company operates 59 facilities, including 30 molding plants that run more than 1,000 injection presses. Nypro serves customers such as Hewlett-Packard, Motorola, Dell Computer, Eli Lilly, Nokia, Toyota and Johnson & Johnson in markets that include healthcare, automotive, consumer/industrial and electronics/telecommunications.