Osborne, Kansas – January 7, 2015 – Osborne Industries, Inc., a diversified manufacturer of pig production equipment and thermoset-molded plastics, is pleased to announce that Vicki Corbett has been named Vice President, CSM.
A long-time employee and Osborne resident, Corbett first began with Osborne Industries in 1978, as the receptionist, before transitioning to customer service and management roles over the years. Corbett has also served on the Board of Directors since 2011.
“Vicki’s involvement with the company has had a direct impact in our success,” noted George Eakin, President and CEO of Osborne Industries. “Her vigilant and tireless dedication to our customers and extensive knowledge in our products and our business allows us to continue to excel and be highly respected in our markets. To many, Vicki Corbett is the heartbeat of Osborne Industries.”
Corbett has played a vital role in the expansion of Osborne’s export business, which started with its first overseas shipment to Japan in 1979. Osborne has exported products to over 40 countries worldwide and was the recipient of the prestigious Kansas Exporter of the Year award in 2010.
As Vice President, CSM, Corbett will oversee the company’s activities in sales, marketing, customer service and shipping and receiving in the OEM, livestock equipment and pet products divisions. Corbett will continue to assist in Osborne’s major export business, a division that constitutes nearly 30% of total company sales.
Osborne Industries, Inc., was organized in 1973 by a group of local business professionals to provide jobs in rural North Central Kansas. In its 42nd year of business, Osborne continues to be a leader in the manufacture and distribution of innovative pig production equipment and custom-engineered thermosetting plastics. For more information on Osborne Industries, Inc., call 1-800-255-0316 (1-785-346-2192) or visit osbornelivestockequipment.com.