CIMA Producer Member Promotes First Female GM

Fiberlite Technologies Appoints Patricia Grubb

CIMA producer member Fiberlite Technologies has promoted long-time employee Patricia Grubb to head the company’s production plant in Joplin, Missouri as General Manager. She is one of just a few woman to hold such a position within the Cellulose Insulation Manufacturers Association member companies.

Pat Grubb GM in Fiberlite Joplin Plant

Learn more about Pat Grubb in the Joplin Globe

Grubb came to Fiberlite as a temp some 33 years ago and worked her way up through the ranks. Prior to appointment as GM she served as vice president of sales and administration.

“I was shocked when they told me of the promotion but it’s a really exciting opportunity at this time for our company,” said Grubb. “We are planning an expansion to our building and purchasing new equipment next year as we continue to improve and grow the business.”

Learn more about Grubb in this recent Joplin Globe newspaper article. Fiberlite was founded in 1974 and has been a CIMA member for many years producing a variety of cellulose insulation products. Company President Shan Maitra is also the current CIMA President.

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