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Airmaster Announces Mario Meiwes as Operational Excellence Manager

New operational excellence manager aims to provide continued improvement to Airmaster’s production and logistics.

CLARKLAKE, Mich. – March 2018 – Airmaster, a leading manufacturer of air circulation and ventilation fan solutions, hired Mario Meiwes as its operational excellence manager.

In this position, Meiwes is responsible for Airmaster’s continued improvement in its production and logistics operations. Meiwes is also responsible for the standardization and measurement of processes, as well as keeping up with the evolution of processes standards and improvement methods.

In 2018, Meiwes and his family immigrated to the United States from Germany to begin this role at Airmaster. Prior to joining Airmaster, Meiwes worked in the automotive industry for seven years as an operational excellence manager at HELLA, a parts supplier headquartered in Lippstadt, Germany .

“Airmaster looks forward to utilizing Mario’s strong ability to identify systematical insufficiencies and find practical improvement methods for our operations team,” said Benjamin Braitsch, president and CEO of Airmaster.

Meiwes currently lives in Jackson, Michigan, with his wife and two children. He earned a master’s degree in industrial engineering and logistics from TU Dortmund University in Dortmund, Germany.

About Airmaster:

Airmaster, based in Clarklake, Mich., manufactures heaters, air circulation and ventilation fan solutions for industrial and commercial use. Founded in 1886 as the Diehl Fan Company, today Airmaster manufactures the industry’s largest selection of air circulation and ventilation products to keep people, plants and processes cool. In 2013, Airmaster was purchased by the Maico group, a family business from Germany. The Maico group is a globally recognized leader in ventilation products and is known for product quality and reliability. Airmaster also maintains stocking warehouses across the U.S. For more information, visit

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