Quality Industries Appoints Drumm and Holman


QI is excited to announce the appointment of Ed Drumm, Design / R&D Engineering Manager and Robert Holman, Director of Technical Sales.

As the new Engineering Manager for Design and R&D, Drumm will lead the product design team & equipment programming. With over 40 years of engineering experience in product design and development, including the last 17 years at Quality Industries, Drumm has extensive experience in metal fabrication, new product design, implementation, and product cost estimating. Before coming to QI, Drumm worked in new product development engineering at Samsonite Furniture and Allsteel.

In his new role as Director of Technical Sales, Holman will lead a new technical sales team at QI in providing technical support to all customer accounts and assisting with engineering-related matters. Holman has 30 years of manufacturing experience in engineering, project management, product development and operations management. Holman worked for QI for over 16 years (from 1992 to 2009) advancing through progressive assignments in engineering and operations management. Since 2009, he has held key positions in engineering, product, and project management at France Power Solutions, NIC Global, and UNARCO Material. 

“Both Ed and Robert have done outstanding work during their time at QI and throughout their careers,” said Warren Hayslip, President and CEO. “We believe their unique talent sets will be well used in these new roles, ultimately contributing to our company’s ongoing growth and success."