Zanders and Bauer Promoted at PLIDCO

January 2009 Vol. 64 No. 1

The Pipe Line Development Company (PLIDCO), a leading designer and builder of standard and custom engineered products for pipeline repair and maintenance, recently promoted Bud Zanders to engineering manager and Reinhard Bauer to quality manager.

In his role, Zanders will oversee product engineering, research and development and technical customer liaison. Zanders has over 36 years of quality managing experience, holding the position of engineering and quality manager at PLIDCO until his recent promotion. He was hired as a staff engineer in 1972 and became chief engineer in the early 1980s.

Zanders holds a bachelor’s degree in metallurgical engineering and a master’s degree in civil engineering from Cleveland State University.

In his role, Bauer will oversee the quality department to ensure quality assurance and oversee ISO 9000 at PLIDCO. Bauer has more than 25 years in the aerospace, automotive and commercial industries. Bauer was hired as an engineer at PLIDCO six months ago. Before joining PLIDCO, Bauer served in several management positions with automotive companies.

Bauer holds a bachelor’s degree in science in mechanical engineering from Cleveland State University and a master’s degree in business administration from Baldwin-Wallace College. 800.848.3333, plidco.com