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A-1 Announces the Appointment of Robert Chance to Vice President of Human Resources

FORT PIERCE, Fla., August 16, 2022 – A-1 Industries of Florida, Inc. (“A-1”), a leading manufacturer of pre-engineered wood trusses, announced today that Robert Chance has joined A-1 as its new Vice President of Human Resources.
With over 30 years of Human Resources experience, Bob most recently held the role of Global Vice President of Human Resources at Troy Corporation, providing global human resources oversight to the organization. “The addition of Bob to our team will help us implement the strategies our organization needs to continue to grow and remain successful,” said John R. Herring, A-1’s President and CEO, adding, “Our people have always been our greatest asset, and Bob’s mastery of people and cultural development will be an advantage as we continue our
vision to be a 100-year company.”
Jan S. Beck, A-1’s Executive Vice President and CFO, added, “I have known Bob for eight years and am excited to welcome him to our team. A-1 is enjoying tremendous growth in both the Fort Pierce and Bainbridge locations, and Bob’s proven track record as a senior Human Resources executive with extensive experience in labor, talent management, and employment law, along with his strong values, align perfectly with our mission, vision, and core values.”
Robert received his Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry from Texas Tech University. He and his wife, Tricia, are currently in the process of relocating to Port Saint Lucie, FL.

About A-1

A-1 Industries of Florida, Inc., founded in 1977, is headquartered in Fort Pierce, Florida, with almost 300 employees, and is a leading manufacturer of pre-engineered wood trusses. As a well-known innovator with progressive leadership in the industry, its services include design, manufacture, inventory management, and supply for the construction industry in the Southeast United States and the Caribbean. A-1 Industries of Georgia, LLC, a sister company, is located on 80 acres in Bainbridge, Georgia. This innovative new facility is involved in multiple manufacturing processes, using the latest cutting edge computer technologies. It operates in a totally computerized manufacturing environment, utilizing CNC machines, real time scheduling programs and floor management systems creating efficiencies unmatched in the United States.

A-1 has multiple employment opportunities for candidates looking to be part of A-1’s continued growth and share in A-1’s Core Values – Own it, Passionate, Honesty and Respect.

For Further Information:
Jessica Fornaro
772 409-1010

When you join the A-1 Team, you will be trained and recognized nationwide to be the BEST OF THE BEST in the industry.

Pride, Ownership, Family, Customer Service and Team are our Mantra terms.

Using the latest state-of-the-art automation and our proprietary software, A-1 is in the top 5% of the country in single-site production for quality and efficiencies. Our facilities cover over eight Acres located on 140 Acres. We have room to grow, unlike anyone else in the industry. What sets us apart from all others is our people, software, and our facilities. Our mission is to use technology to change the way America builds homes.


Because We Believe In Providing More Than Just Trusses.

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