LONGVIEW, Texas—Stemco has appointed Eric Vaillancourt president of the firm.
Vaillancourt, Stemco said in a July 24 news release, comes to the company with more than 30 years experience in various industries, most recently serving as president of Garlock Sealing Products, a fellow EnPro Industries company.
"My purpose and goal are to co-create a peaceful, sustainable world by expanding the horizons of one person at a time," Vaillancourt said in a statement. "Stemco is a great company, with great people and it's a privilege to be able to join them in advancing our vision of making the roadways safer."
Before his time at Garlock, Vaillancourt held progressing titles at BlueLinx Corp., a distributor of building products in North America, ultimately holding the position of regional vice president of northern sales and distribution. His experience also includes working as an area sales manager for Georgia-Pacific.
Stemco operates offices and manufacturing sites in Texas, Georgia, Michigan, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Canada, Australia, China and Mexico. It is a leader in the production of commercial vehicle wheel end, braking and suspension components, as well as innovative tire and mileage solutions.