November 24, 2015— MAROA, IL : Jim Wrigley joins the team at Koehl Bros. as Controller. With over 30 years of experience in cost reduction, accounting and agriculture, Jim brings a knowledge base that is a perfect fit for Koehl. He will control Koehl’s three Illinois locations, buying group activity and two retail branches.
Jim, who has a BS in Accounting from Millikin University, has experience with some of the area’s largest manufacturers. “His experience with system integration, inventory management and cost reduction will lead in streamlining some of our new processes,” said John Puckett, Human Resources Manager. “We have experienced a lot of growth in the past few years and there is always room for improvement. We look forward to finding new growth opportunities under Jim’s lead.”
NAPA and Grain Systems Express, Koehl’s retail branches for automotive and agricultural parts, will benefit from Jim’s experience in inventory management and performance forecasting. As Koehl continues to grow, we look forward to Jim’s leadership and commitment to Illinois.
Koehl Bros. was founded in 1946 and has grown into the Midwest’s leading millwright firm for the grain industry. Koehl’s design/build solutions, industry experience and dedication to value have built many strong relationships over the years, thus fueling the increased need for a full spectrum service team. Koehl offers complete design and layout engineering, tower dryer and manlift service, fully stocked parts inventory, elevator renovation, machinery upgrades, crane services and full service millwright work including installation, repair and custom fabrication.