Mr. Loomer Helped Win Wal-Mart Supplier of the Year Award
Coppell, Texas – May 15, 2007 – ProCore Laboratories LLC (www.procorelabs.com) today announced the appointment of Mr. Douglas Loomer as Vice President of Operations. Mr. Loomer joins ProCore Labs with over 25 years of experience building and managing manufacturing operations for some of the world’s largest health and beauty aid companies.
As L’Oreal’s Director of Planning, Mr. Loomer is credited with helping to secure Supplier of the Year honors from Wal-Mart’s noted Department 46, health and beauty aids. Mr. Loomer also served as Wella’s Director of Manufacturing and Estee Lauder’s Director of Production
According to Mr. Loomer, “Finished goods master planning is all about anticipation, preparedness and back-up plans. For many sku’s, Wal-Mart carries zero warehouse inventory in Department 46, health and beauty aids. At L’Oreal I worked closely with Purchasing, Packaging Development, Marketing, Forecasting and the General Management to prepare for an average of eight new product launches monthly. We operated on a six month window doing forecast and sensitivity analysis to make sure L’Oreal’s consumer customers were always able to get the products they wanted when they wanted them.”
Commenting on the appointment, Jim Tehan, President, said “We are very pleased to have someone of Doug’s caliber on our management team. ProCore Labs is all about delivering quality product and superior service to our customers. Doug’s expansive scope of experience in manufacturing operations will serve to further support ProCore Labs industry leadership position. We are excited to have Doug on board to help us achieve our full potential.”
Doug stated on his appointment, “ProCore Labs’ commitment to quality, financial support from its investors and focus on being customer driven are exactly what the market demands. I am confident that my experience and leadership skills will help achieve ProCore Labs achieve its full potential.”
About ProCore Labs
ProCore Labs provides outsource manufacturing to global companies interested in controlling costs while delivering quality products to their consumer customers. Their pioneering efforts in creating a true “glass factory” have caught the attention of consumer products companies across the globe.