Niskayuna, New York — George Earle, group vice-president of Precision Castparts Corp.’s (NYSE:PCP) Engineered Industrial Products Group (EIPG), has named Eric LaCoppola president at Environment One Corporation. Mr. LaCoppola succeeds him in this role as Mr. Earle’s EIPG-VP role continues to expand in scope with the addition of a fifth company under his purview.
“Eric is ideally suited for this position as he brings the world-class experience and vision necessary to drive this enterprise to even higher levels of growth and performance as the worldwide need for environmental products and services in the water and power sectors continues to grow,” said Mr. Earle.
Mr. LaCoppola brings over 20 years of extensive experience in technical and operational roles in the manufacturing sector. During the last 15 years of steady growth, he has been instrumental in managing day-to-day operations of the Environment One (E/One) Sewer Systems Business. Mr. LaCoppola has implemented Lean Manufacturing principles to deliver high quality products from a flexible, cross-trained work force. He was also on point in overseeing the factory design for product flow and implementation of capital expenditures surrounding the multi-million dollar expansion in 2003. As Sewer Systems VP he has further strengthened ties with E/One’s domestic and international distribution partners and is focused on building the brand leadership that E/One is known for in the wastewater management market.
After joining E/One's Sewer Systems Business in 1998 as a manufacturing engineer, Mr. LaCoppola worked in various operations roles including vice president of Operations. He has served as vice president of E/One’s Sewer Systems Business since 2011. His previous experience includes operations management and product engineering in both domestic and international roles at DuPont. He holds a BSME from Clarkson University and an MBA from Sage Graduate School.
Environment One Corporation is an operating company of Precision Castparts Corp. (NYSE: PCP), a worldwide manufacturer of complex metal parts and industrial products. With corporate headquarters in New York and regional offices and distribution throughout the industrialized world, E/One is a manufacturer and provider of:
· Products and services for the disposal of residential sanitary waste.
· Utility Systems for the protection and performance optimization of electric utility assets.