For Immediate Release
March 6, 2019
JASPER, IND. –
Chuck Whitney Named Production Manager for RideTech
RideTech is proud to announce the appointment of Chuck Whitney as Production Manager. In his new role, Chuck will be responsible for overseeing all manufacturing and order fulfillment operations at RideTech’s Jasper, Indiana factory.
Chuck brings a wealth of aerospace and racing experience to RideTech. Whitney has worked in manufacturing for the last 11 years producing AS9100 parts for Boeing, Airbus, Honeywell, Raytheon, and a host of other major manufacturers. His extensive racing career includes Crew Chief and Operations Manager roles on numerous Dirt Modified and Sprint Car race teams.
Chuck manages his son, Reed Whitney, who competes in national and regional USAC Quarter Midget tours. With his dad Chuck as crew chief, Reed is a two-time regional champion and a consistent top 5 finisher on the national level.
“We make serious parts here at RideTech. Performance, reliability and durability are critical facets of our design and manufacturing programs,” RideTech President and CEO Bret Voelkel said. “We are thrilled to have a new Production Manager with aerospace and racing experience. Chuck Whitney is a proven winner — on and off the race track.“
“Working at RideTech is not very different than working for a shop that makes parts for rockets,” said Whitney, “Everyone at RideTech shares the same mission. We make the best performing, most reliable suspension parts in the aftermarket. RideTech does a great job manufacturing products and getting them out the door in a timely manner. I look forward to fine-tuning various processes with an eye towards growth and innovation”
RideTech welcomes Chuck Whitney to its extended family as it continues its high standards of excellence with products that are made In Indiana.