Elizabethtown, KY- Adams Magnetic Products, LLC. has appointed Tony Hull as General Manager of its Permanent Magnets division. Hull was hired to replace recently retired Jack Powell, and will oversee the business’ daily operations, including managing international supply chain and steering strategic direction.

“Tony’s breadth and depth of experience in sales, engineering and management in the magnet industry makes him the ideal choice for this position,” explains COO John Cosmas. “I have every confidence that his presence will strengthen the company and benefit our customers.”

Advancing Adams’ opportunities for success, Hull will strive to complete ISO certification by March 30th, and will oversee planning of a plant and warehouse expansion in 2012. He will work closely with key accounts to ensure no disruption of service during the expansion.

Prior to joining Adams, Hull served as North American Permanent Magnet Division Manager at VAC Sales USA, where he was responsible for developing strategic marketing plans to create long-term direction into both existing and emerging markets. He acquired years of experience in magnetic circuit design working at Crucible Magnetics, and also worked in the design and implementation of electronic magnetizing systems controls and measuring equipment for Magnetic Instrumentation.  He has a degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University.

“Adams has a great reputation in the industry,” says Hull. “I’m looking forward to expanding Adams role in the many markets it successfully serves.”

Established in 1950, Adams Magnetic Products, LLC. sets the standard for engineering and manufacturing innovative magnetic products and assemblies. One of the oldest U.S. companies in the industry, its staff draws from a depth of engineering, fabricating, coating, testing, sourcing, handling, and distributing expertise managing inventory and delivery to coincide with customers’ production cycles and schedules. Adams stocks a large variety and quantity of the most popular magnetic products and has the capabilities to produce magnets of virtually any shape and size.