Tuscaloosa, AL August 21, 2018 – Bolta US, one of the leading specialists in surface finishing in the automotive industry, announces that Ms. Gudrun Pechtold, Vice President and CFO, has been named Plant Manager. In this highly critical key role, she will be responsible for the strategic development of the location in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Ms. Pechtold will continue in her duties of VP/CFO.

Over the past months, Ms. Pechtold has been one of the driving forces to successfully implement innovative structures at Bolta US and guide the company to reach a new level of expertise in delivering “High Performance Surface Technologies” in its products and services. Going forward in her new role she will be directing the next steps to ensure a strong organization poised for further innovation, growth, and excellence in customer service.

To fulfill this mission, Ms. Pechtold will be supported by a well-established leadership team as well as a highly motivated Bolta US workforce, the unique BOLTA FORCE.

Bolta recently celebrated just last year the opening of the company’s 200,000 square foot production facility located in the Tuscaloosa County Airport Industrial Park. The company is dedicated to providing products with advanced surface requirements for the automotive industry.  The facilities core technologies are comprised of injection molding and electro-plating, ranging from nameplates and decorative trims to complex assembled modules.

The Bolta Group at a Glance

Bolta is one of the leading specialists in surface finishing in the automobile industry. Providing “High Performance Surface Technologies”, the company originally founded in Germany in 1921 manufactures integrated modules as well as individual parts, like nameplates and decorative trims, for the international automotive industry.

Thanks to the three-dimensional production competence on a global stage – Injection Molding, Surface Finishing and Assembly – Bolta is setting new standards by exceeding the highest level of quality standards in production as well as in the field of staff development. Globally, the Bolta Group employs over 3,000 people.

Bolta US covers a comprehensive range of surface requirements with one of the largest and most advanced plating lines in the US. The companies within the group, Bolta Werke GmbH in Germany, the joint venture NicroBolta in Mexico as well as Bolta US serve customers in the premium segment of automotive manufacturing.

For more information visit www.bolta.com