ROCKY HILL-A Connecticut manufacturing executive veteran, Paul Murphy, has been named the new executive director of the Aerospace Components Manufacturers, the organization announced last Tuesday.
Aerospace Components Manufacturers (ACM) is a network made up of approximately 120 small and mid-sized companies in Connecticut and southwestern Massachusetts.
On March 19, Murphy will take over the position. He will succeed Allen Samuel, who is transitioning to a part-time role after 18 years of leadership.
Murphy was president of Farmington-based Mallory Industries – a producer of complex components and assemblies for the aerospace sector – before retiring this past August.
He has held several senior-level positions with other Connecticut aerospace manufacturers’, including: GKN Aerospace of Newington, AGC Inc. or Meriden, EDAC Technologies of Cheshire, Sterling Machine Co. of Enfield and Stowe Machine Co. of Windsor.
He also held an ownership stake in Precision Speed Manufacturing of Windsor.
In addition, Murphy has been a board member and president of ACM, a chairman of the Advanced Manufacturing Employer Partnership and a member of the Asnuntuck Community College Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center advisory board.
For more information about ACM visit aerospacecomponents.org