Keith Jones, Vice President of Manufacturing
Who is Keith?
I am the Vice President of Manufacturing at PTI. My role is to be the company visionary, the formulation of company policies and goals directly related to the company’s growth through planning, implementation and directing of all manufacturing activities at PTI.
I started with PTI in March of 2017. I have work in the printing industry for the past 30 years. By nature, I am a geek; so much of my spare time is spent learning new technologies.
Who was your childhood idol?
My dad, he was tough on me as a child, but I attribute my never give up attitude, work ethic and the importance of treating others as you want to be treated to him.
What makes PTI a great company?
PTI has so much industry experience and knowledge within the company. Walt Alfred who is fully committed to making sure PTI customers are serviced to their expectations and needs. This is PTI’s culture, this is not an expectation from Walt, it is a way of life with PTI.
Have you always worked in printing? How did you get into this industry?
I started in the printing industry in 1988, worked for 4 printing companies in the 30 years. Positions ranged from Press Operator, Production Supervisor, Quality Manager, Production Manager, Plant Manager, Operations Manager and VP Of Manufacturing.
What is something unique about you that most people would never guess?
I married my high school sweetheart in 1985. We have 2 children; our daughter was adopted from Korea and our son from China.