April 30, 2015
Stenglein Promoted to President/COO
“Joe’s contributions and ambition have been invaluable to our company. He shares our vision and values, and I am confident that his innovative thinking will continue to propel our growth and profitability well into the future,” said Karen Nickolauson, Owner & CEO of Brush Industries / Q-Card Company.
Since joining the company, Stenglein has improved day-to-day operations and discovered many manufacturing efficiencies. As a member of the company’s strategy committee, he has played a vital role in new product and service development. Recently, Stenglein pioneered the addition of new equipment to the company’s line, including several products designed specifically for testing cards to MasterCard CQM standards. He has also begun to expand the capabilities of Q-Card Laboratories, the company’s internal and third party card testing facility.
Stenglein’s background includes an expansive 25 year record of accomplishments and in-depth experience in the manufacturing, engineering, and supply chain industries. His past experience includes posts as a manufacturing executive and company officer of a multi-brand/multi-plant division in the consumer goods industry. Stenglein has extensive experience with P&L responsibility; leadership development and mentoring; lean manufacturing; natural work team transformations; cost of failure avoidance; and balanced scorecard development. He is also an expert resource in OSHA regulatory compliance, and EH&S program development. Joe holds a Bachelor of Science in Forestry and a Master of Science in Materials Engineering from West Virginia University.
Brush Industries / Q-Card Company are two of the most trusted companies in the transportation, payments and ID space. Brush Industries, an ISO 9001:2008 certified company is a leading manufacturer of long-life magnetic encoding heads, magnetic stripe readers, precision machined components, and associated products for the international transportation and payments industries. Q-Card is an ISO 17025 certified independent third party testing laboratory and manufacturer of test equipment for the magnetic and chip card transaction industry.