Polar Tank Trailer names gm for Missouri plant

July 6, 2012

Brent Thompson has been named general manager of Polar Tank Trailer’s Springfield, MO, manufacturing operation.

Thompson will direct the plant’s day-to-day and strategic operations. He previously worked in senior operations and management positions with the ITW Ramset division of Illinois Tool Work.

“Brent has the right combination of plant-management experience to lead our Springfield operation to world-class levels of performance,” said Jim Painter, president of Polar Tank Trailer.

Polar Tank Trailer, a division of Polar Corp., designs and builds custom tank trailers for dry and liquid bulk cargoes including oil and fuel, food products, asphalt, chemicals, and corrosives.

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