AFG Glass names Edwards Director of Benchmarking

AFG Glass names Edwards Director of Benchmarking Tom Dougherty, Vice President, Primary Glass has named Ben Edwards as Director of Benchmarking for AFG Glass.

In the new role, Edwards will be responsible for International Benchmarking efforts and direct the process throughout AFG. Dougherty states: “The benchmarking process allows us to compare many operational and systems variables and determine those that result in the most favorable outcomes – making AFG a stronger company.” With a long list of experience with the company, Edwards has had a variety of responsibilities within AFG including Glass Technologist, Quality Supervisor, Quality Manager, Technical Manager, and most recently Production Manager. He was involved with the initial start-up of AFG’s Spring Hill, KS plant and most recently was assigned to AFG’s Greenland, TN facility. Edwards is a native of Kingsport, TN and a graduate of Clemson University with a degree in Ceramic Engineering. He, his wife Sandra, and three children will continue to reside in Kingsport.

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