MAN OF THE YEAR

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Ronald R. Bishop

Title: VP of Engineering Technology
Industry: PVC Piping
Type of Organization: Manufacturing
Major Product/Service: Producing corrosion free PVC pipe; Providing a nationwide network of seven manufacturing facilities providing pipe solutions for agricultural, industrial and municipal applications
Expertise: With over 55 years experience, Mr. Bishop supervises national standards of pipe fitting and pipe procedures. He is also responsible for technical support of sales, marketing and manufacturing, development of National Standards including ASTM, AWWA, ASCE, and ASABE, and new product development. Mr. Bishop is fluent in English and Portuguese.
Geographic Area of Distribution: National
Affiliations: American Society of Mechanical Engineers; American Water Works Association; Wastewater Environment Federation; American Society of Civil Engineers; A.S.T.M. International
University/Degree: M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Utah State University, 1973
Born: September 6, 1947, Logan, Utah
Hobbies/Sports: Fishing, gardening
Work History: Mr. Bishop previously served as a Vice President at Lamson and Sessions in Beachwood, Ohio from October 1992 thru October 1996. He was the Business Unit Manager for the Engineered Sewer Products Unit. He joined Diamond Plastics Corp. in 1996 and served as the Vice President of Engineering and Technical Services until 2011.