Nelson Global Products Enters Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket --

Randy Aylor Appointed General Manager - Aftermarket

Stoughton, WI - Oct. 3, 2011 -- Nelson Global Products Inc. has announced the appointment of Randy Aylor as General Manager -- Aftermarket.  He will lead a team to strengthen and accelerate the company's initiatives in the heavy-duty and medium-duty vehicle aftermarket with intentions to supply multiple distribution channels with the right products at the right time.

The company has been an active supplier to the on-highway, off-highway and specialty vehicle OE markets and had previously stated its strategic intention to improve its service to these respective aftermarkets.

"We are confident that our customers want to have Nelson exhaust and fabricated tube assemblies available again in the aftermarket, and Randy's extensive global aftermarket experience makes him uniquely qualified to lead this segment of our business," said Tom Gosnell, CEO, Nelson Global Products.

Aylor most recently served as area director for Safeworks LLC, a manufacturer of powered access and safety solutions. Previously, Aylor was director of marketing and business development for Meritor Aftermarket, based in Zurich, Switzerland.  He also served in other management positions at Meritor including regional manager in Melbourne, Australia.

Aylor is a Kentucky native and graduate of Thomas More College, Cincinnati Technical College and University of Phoenix.

About Nelson Global Products
Nelson Global Products -- a portfolio company of Wind Point Partners, a private equity firm -- designs, manufactures, and markets a broad range of high performance exhaust products and tubing for OEM and aftermarket use for the global on-highway and off-highway markets.  These products include mufflers and silencers, exhaust tube assemblies EGR and Thermal Management Tubing (TMT) for emissions systems, pressurized tube assemblies for air, hydraulic and lubrication and ultimately, structural assemblies.

The company's operations include manufacturing operations in Stoughton, Arcadia, Black River Falls and Viroqua, Wisconsin, and in Scoresby, Australia, and Pune, India.

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