Barnes Aerospace has announced a number of new appointments.

D Roy Goldsmith has been named new group vice-president, manufacturing operations. He will be responsible for improving the efficiency of Barnes Aerospace's manufacturing operations.

This is Goldsmith's third promotion since he joined the company in 1997.

Gregory Smith has been named division manager of the Barnes Aerospace Windsor Division. He will focus on customer service. Smith joined Barnes in 2001, after serving in United Technologies' Pratt & Whitney division as a division manager.

Eric Cutiongco is the new group director of research and development and lean initiatives. He will be responsible for cost control and continuous improvement, including processes and materials for new products as well as ongoing production.


The Windsor, Connecticut-based company produces machined components and assemblies for aircraft engines and airframe producers, and provides engine component overhaul and repair services for many of the world's commercial airlines.

Parent company Barnes Group, founded in 1857, is a global manufacturer of precision metal parts and a distributor of industrial supplies.

Sales in 2001 reached $769 million. The company has 5,100 employees.

Source: Flight Daily News