Now president of Kerrville, Texas-based Atek Plastics (www.atekplastics.com), Tom Houdeshell is a seasoned plastics manufacturing veteran. He has more than 20 years of industry experience, having worked in management roles related to quality assurance, engineering, production and sales.Houdeshell is an expert at implementing lean manufacturing principles, training disciplines and workforce improvement.
Houdeshell now focuses on developing and improving customer relationships by providing solutions through production, quality, supply chain management, intense workforce training, and engineering.
Prior to joining Atek Plastics in South Carolina in 2001, Houdeshell was the vice president of Creative Plastic Molders in Lexington, N.C. — one of the first injection molders to implement the three-stage decoupled molding process in the
Houdeshell earned his MBA from