Oberg Expands Leadership Team and Hires Director of Manufacturing

Mark Pelo has been hired as the director of manufacturing to help align the organization for future  growth in contract manufacturing of precision metal components and assemblies.

Oberg Industries (Freeport, PA), a full-service contract manufacturer of precision metal components and assemblies, has hired Mark Pelo as their director of manufacturing to help align the organization for future  growth. Pelo will be responsible for overseeing the manufacturing operations of Oberg’s “Turning” disciplines as well as developing and maintaining the company’s high levels of quality, delivery, and continuous improvement processes. He will report to Oberg’s chief operating officer, Rich Bartek.

Mark brings a wealth of process development knowledge and expertise within the manufacturing industry having spent the last 11 years with Medtronic Spinal & Biologics where he was instrumental in developing new cost-effective manufacturing processes and acquiring several patents.  As we continue to work with our customer partners with a joint focus on design for manufactureability, Mark became a natural fit to complement and lead our internal team because of his strong experience and background,” said Bartek.

Pelo has more than 28 years experience as an engineer and senior manager of manufacturing process development. Prior to Medtronic Spinal & Biologics, he has also served as a senior manufacturing engineer with DePuy and held a variety of other management positions. Pelo has a B.S. Degree in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering from Indiana Tech.

Headquartered just north of Pittsburgh, PA, Oberg Industries is a diversified manufacturer with over 800 employees worldwide specializing in the production of precision machined or stamped metal components and precision tooling.

Oberg’s global manufacturing footprint includes operations in Pennsylvania, Costa Rica, and Mexico. Each manufacturing facility is ISO certified and operates under one or more of the following standards: ISO 9001:2008, ISO/TS 16949:2009, ISO 13485:2003 and AS 9100:2009 Rev. C.

Oberg is a strategic contract manufacturing partner for numerous Fortune 500 companies in the Aerospace, Automotive, Consumer/Industrial Products, Defense, Energy, Housing, Medical Device, Metal Packaging, and Munitions markets.



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