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Pamlico Air Opens Filter Manufacturing Plant in Wilson, NC

Pamlico Air, a manufacturer of high-quality air filters, air filtration products and equipment founded 2019, has opened a manufacturing plant in Wilson, NC. Pamlico Air’s leadership team of Founder and CEO Travis Stephenson, President Charlie Kwiatkowski, COO of the High Purity Division Shawn Windley and Director of Sales Melissa Davidson have over a century of industry-related experience between them.

Ron Abel, Pamlico
Ron Abel

The Wilson facility, the first to open, is joined by plants in Wichita Falls, TX and Lake Wales, FL as part of their strategic manufacturing expansion in the country. The team is led by Plant Manager and Corporate Vice President of Operations Ron Abel and Manager of Human Resources Leslie Hoggard.

Ron has served the air filtration industry for more than 25 years including roles as plant manager and operations manager. Prior to his career in manufacturing management, Ron served in the military for 11 years and completed courses in leadership, management, and safety in manufacturing. Ron’s favorite part of aiding in Pamlico Air’s start-up is seeing an idea develop into a growing and prosperous company. The unlimited potential drives Ron and motivates him to research and study how operations can improve and thrive as well.

Kristen Bachelor, Katherine Rivera, Sailaja Gidda, Reggie Durham, Linda Spain, Bruce Baker, Ron Abel, Marlyss Abel and Leslie Hoggard at the Wilson, N.C. manufacturing plant.
Kristen Bachelor, Katherine Rivera, Sailaja Gidda, Reggie Durham, Linda Spain, Bruce Baker, Ron Abel, Marlyss Abel and Leslie Hoggard at the Wilson, N.C. manufacturing plant.

“The Wilson team has been through some exciting ‘firsts’ since we started production,” Ron stated. “We have doubled the amount of manufacturing equipment, greatly increasing our capacity to handle more orders. The plant has been brought up to Pamlico’s nationwide standards of efficiency, safety, cleanliness and organization, providing a safe and welcoming work environment for our employees.”

Leslie discussed Pamlico’s relationship with the community and the people living there, stating “Wilson has been a great place to start our ‘flagship’ operations and manufacturing facility. Wilson and the surrounding communities have a wealth of support for business growth and opportunity. The workforce is eager to start something new with a company that can provide them a stable work environment with good benefits and opportunities for advancement. Many applicants are experienced in manufacturing and production environments. Even if applicants do not have that experience, they are enthusiastic and we are willing to train for entry level positions that lead to growth and we hope these turn into lifetime careers with Pamlico Air.”

Pamlico Air manufactures a full ASHRAE product line for residential, commercial and industrial use, along with High Purity products. All products are sold exclusively by their network of experienced HVAC Manufacturer’s Sales Representatives and Distributors. Their partners provide local, expert Pamlico Air product support and customer service creating a truly personal experience when using their products. The Representative group serving the North and South Carolina market is Mayberry Marketing. Using the expert knowledge of local representative groups allows Pamlico Air to reach the smaller communities in addition to the larger cities and bigger organizations throughout the region.

Local rep groups are supported by a top-notch internal customer service team based at Pamlico’s corporate office in Washington, North Carolina. The customer service team exemplifies the Pamlico Air culture of being a customer-first and family-oriented organization that believes in taking care of their customers like family and being personal yet professional.
Pamlico Air’s Wilson facility is located at 4841 Lamm Road, Wilson, NC 27893 and can be found online at www.pamlico-air.com.

For more information contact Bob Bradley of Mayberry Marketing by emailing bbradley1@triad.rr.com or calling 336-462-7542.

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