Display and Storage Group, distributors of Schaefer Systems International , have announced the appointment of Rob Norton as General Manager.
In recent years, Norton has managed the operations of Global Materials Handling firm Dematic and the ASX listed Dexion.
Over the last 18 years, Rob has built, relocated and managed various manufacturing, warehousing and operational facilities ranging in size from 20 to 200 people in the plastics and metals industries, across Australia, New Zealand and Malaysia.
During this period, Norton has helped businesses address their supply chain issues and realise their business goals by focusing on the support and development of their people and systems.
Norton is an electrician by trade and has also completed a Diploma of Electrical Engineering, Diploma in Human Resource Management and Post Graduate Certificate in Business Management. Pasminco Mining, Vinidex and The Crane Group are the other companies that he has worked for.
In 2005, Norton was managing the Colby manufacturing facility, when it was awarded winner of the Department of Environment and Conservation (NSW) Industry Partnership Programme for best working culture. In 2006, the Colby manufacturing facility won the best safe workplace award and manufacturer of the year award from Manufacturers Monthly magazine.