Somerset Welding & Steel Names Mateljan Director of Purchasing

Fri October 27, 2006 - Northeast Edition
Construction Equipment Guide

Somerset Welding & Steel Inc., a manufacturer of dump bodies, trailers and specialty truck equipment, announced the appointment of Tim Mateljan as purchasing director.

In this capacity, Mateljan will be responsible for establishing, developing and maintaining relationships with suppliers to ensure cost effectiveness, product quality and reliability and that service standards are met. In addition, he also will develop, recommend and implement new purchasing department policies and procedures.

Prior to his promotion as purchasing director, Mateljan was the materials coordinator at Somerset Welding & Steel.

“Tim’s past experience in materials management made him the logical choice for our company. His background and education will be an asset and we are pleased to welcome him to his new position at Somerset Welding,” said S. William Riggs, president of the company.

Somerset Welding & Steel Inc. is a subsidiary of Riggs Industries and was founded in 1958. The company currently operates J&J Truck Bodies & Trailers, Lincoln Supply & Equipment and J&J Truck Equipment.

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