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Structural Concepts Announces Hiring of New Chief Executive Officer

For more information, contact:  Jay Radtke, Senior Managing Director, 414-727-6405 or Mike Wirth, Director, 414-727-6413

NORTON SHORES, MI (January 18, 2021) Joe Mockus has joined Structural Concepts (“SCC” or the “Company”) as President and CEO.  Joe brings an extensive range of experience and accomplishments with him. For the last 10 years, Joe worked for Senior PLC, where he served as VP and General Manager of the Flexonics business which fabricated metal components and assemblies serving multiple markets.  After successfully growing sales at Flexonics over 50% over a four year period with a robust marketing effort and launching an extremely successful lean manufacturing initiative, Joe was most recently promoted to President of the Structures Division of Senior PLC.  Prior to Senior PLC, Joe was President and COO at Femco Holdings which is a provider of machined components and equipment repair services.  Joe has also held roles at Handy and Harman as President of a brazing and soldering business and was Director of Business Excellence, Global Operations for Underwriters Laboratories where he led a global lean initiative across facilities in 26 countries.

Joe has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Michigan Technological University and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is a Six Sigma Black Belt and holds several patents.  Joe brings with him a strong toolkit of lean manufacturing and Six Sigma, with strong commercial capabilities including success developing product adjacencies for growth.  He has experience in a make to order environment and knows how to successfully lead a highly engineered branded manufactured products business. 

Joe Mockus replaces Jerry Bennish who has been the interim President and CEO of SCC since August 2020.  Jerry will remain on the Board of Directors of SCC and remain an investor in the Company.

About Structural Concepts Corporation

Based in Norton Shores, MI, SCC is a designer and manufacturer of temperature-controlled food & beverage display cases for foodservice establishments and supermarkets with a focus on perishables and prepared food. SCC is passionate about innovative designs that help customers present food and beverages in a format to increase their sales and profits. SCC applies its engineering know-how to research and development efforts that make its refrigerated merchandising solutions work better, last longer, save energy and minimize operating costs. The result is a company that offers products with inspired presentation and unsurpassed performance to its customers.  For more information, please visit the Structural Concepts website at www.structuralconcepts.com.

About Mason Wells

Mason Wells is a leading Midwest-based private equity firm with approximately $1.5 billion in assets under management across its current private equity funds.  Since Mason Wells was formed in 1998, its buyout funds have invested in four specific industry sectors:  Outsourced Business Services, Consumer Packaged Goods, Engineered Products & Services, and Packaging Materials & Converting.  For more information related to Mason Wells, please visit the firm’s website at www.masonwells.com.

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