Solon Manufacturing Co. (Chardon, Ohio): The company named Perry Blossom as its new president and CEO. Previously, Blossom served as V.P. and manager of Solon’s Belleville springs division. Former president Tim Dunn will remain active throughout the launch of Solon’s newest generation of the density monitor and pressure switch product line.
Dunn joined Solon in 1979 after graduating from Ohio University. An avid cyclist, Dunn plans on getting back to designing and building bicycle frames, and will remain on the Solon board of directors. Blossom earned his MBA from the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University and holds a BA in economics from Denison University. He joined Solon in 1993 and has served many roles in his nearly 22 years.
Founded in 1949, Solon Manufacturing Co. designs and manufactures Belleville springs and industrial pressure switches for customers in energy and utility transmission and distribution, petro-chemical, transportation, and environmental compliance worldwide.