COTSWORKS, INC. is pleased to announce the promotion of Mr. Timothy Nevin to Vice President of Operations, located at the company’s corporate headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio. As the VP of Operations, Tim will oversee key operational areas of the company such as production, logistics, purchasing, supply chain management, enterprise software development, manufacturing engineering, facilities, and FORCE, COTSWORKS’ Fiber Optic Research Center of Excellence. 

Mr. Nevin joined COTSWORKS in July of 2017 from a consulting background where he worked with over 100 small to mid-sized manufacturing companies to grow their organizations in areas ranging from process development, equipment, new product design and implementation, marketing, and strategic business planning. Tim joined COTSWORKS as the Director of Manufacturing Technologies, focusing on production and process improvements, most recently serving as the Director of Strategic Initiatives, working directly with every department of the organization from a business development perspective.

“I am pleased and excited to contribute more to COTSWORKS as VP of Operations” Mr. Nevin commented. “I have seen this company nearly double in size since I joined while enduring numerous challenges serving the commercial and military aerospace industry over the past few years. Now is the time for the organization to push forward with strategic growth plans and new capabilities. We have a wonderful team in place that are primed to lead our niche industry in performance, quality, and reliability of opto-electronic products, systems, and expertise.”

“Tim has made numerous positive contributions to support COTSWORKS’ growth and development over the past five years. We are pleased Tim has now accepted the responsibility of leading the operational side of the organization. With his background, vision, and leadership, we anticipate continued steady growth for many years to come”, commented CEO and Founder, Ken Applebaum.

Mr. Nevin holds a dual Master’s degree in Engineering and Management from the Weatherhead School of Management and the Case School of Engineering, a Bachelor of Science and Engineering in Biomedical Engineering, and a Six Sigma Green Belt Certification all from Case Western Reserve University