The B’Laster Corporation has announced the appointment of Kurt Gabram to the position of President for the Valley View-based company that manufactures penetrants, lubricants, rust inhibitors and a full line of specialty, highly concentrated formulas for the automotive, industrial, marine and hardware industries.
Mr. Gabram will oversee all aspects of the B’Laster business, with the help of his newly formed Leadership Team.
“Since Kurt joined us in August, he has hit the ground running, rapidly integrating himself within all aspects of the company – assisting on the shop floor, working hand in hand with manufacturing, sales, retailers, and marketing. Kurt has a positive attitude, and a passion for success. He is most excited to get out in the field and meet all of our reps,” said Tom Porter, Chairman of B’Laster. “Kurt is a proven leader and team builder. His past experiences and successes will undeniably strengthen the B’Laster organization. He is a critical asset to our future and is posed to help us drive our core business strategy as we continue to grow and expand our product base,” added Porter.
“I’m thrilled to be at B’Laster. As Tom pointed out, over the past several months I’ve jumped in with both feet and gotten my hands dirty learning all I can about this wonderful company. My goals moving forward are to continue providing B’Laster customers with an excellent product and superior customer service. I will achieve this by focusing on the family values and traditions that this company was built on,” said Gabram.
With a diverse background, Kurt brings to B’Laster over 25 years experience in business/operations & academia. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from John Carroll University and a Masters in Administration from Ursuline College.