Iowa Mold Tooling Co., an Oshkosh Corp. company, hired Glen Ashdown as the company’s new senior chief engineer. Ashdown brings with him more than 20 years of experience in the design, manufacturing and product support of large mobile equipment.
“Glen will be responsible for the current product support and new product development teams at IMT,” said Jim Hasty, vice president – general manager of IMT. “We are pleased to welcome him to the IMT team, and believe that his experience will strengthen our commitment to providing the best possible products to our distributors and customers.”
In his new role, Ashdown will be responsible for leading the IMT engineering team and helping drive new product development for the company’s line of material-handling equipment and commercial vehicles. In addition, he will work to strengthen current product support efforts to ensure IMT customers continue to realize superior customer service.
Prior to joining IMT, Ashdown worked with mobile equipment manufacturers including Pierce Manufacturing, American LaFrance and Western Star, where he held a variety of engineering roles.
IMT is a leading manufacturer and supplier of service vehicles, cranes, hydraulic loaders and air compressors for tire, mining, construction, material handling and utility markets.