People News: HBD/Thermoid Promotes David Gossett

March 22, 2006 -- Officials at the corporate offices of HBD/Thermoid, Inc. (Bellefontaine, OH) announced the promotion of Mr. David C. Gossett to Product Sales Manager for its industrial and aviation ducting operations located in Chanute, KS. HBD/Thermoid, Inc. is a subsidiary company of HBD Industries, Inc. (Dublin, OH), one of the largest industrial product suppliers in the US.

"Mr. Gossett has extensive knowledge of HBD/Thermoid, Inc., its products, marketing objectives, and solid experience working with our customer base from his long history with the company," said Thomas E. Wilson, General Manager of the Chanute Operations. "We are pleased to recognize his advancement to Product Sales Manager for the Chanute Operations of HBD/Thermoid, Inc."

Joining HBD/Thermoid, Inc. in 1990 as a customer service representative at the company’s Chanute, KS, manufacturing plant, Mr. Gossett also worked in customer service/sales in the company’s Bellefontaine, OH, operations. In 1994, Mr. Gossett was promoted to Industrial Sales Representative for the company and has been providing marketing and sales assistance to customers in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Mr. Gossett has a BS in Marketing and Management and is a graduate of Missouri Southern State College (Joplin, MO).

The Chanute Division of HBD/Thermoid, Inc. manufactures air/fume control and light material handling ducting products for almost any industrial application. Customers selecting from the standard ducting product line can choose from a wide choice of fabrics, constructions, coatings, resistance qualities, temperature ratings and job specific applications. Custom ducting products are also produced to meet and exceed high performance specifications, like the Aeroduct, aviation hose /ducting line and the other ground support products specifically developed to meet the strict demands required in the aerospace, general aviation and commercial airline industries.

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HBD/Thermoid, Inc. is a subsidiary company of HBD Industries, Inc. HBD and its subsidiaries manufacture custom-designed and standard industrial products serving many diverse industries and markets. Products manufactured by HBD companies include: AC/DC/BLDC electric motors, aerospace precision components, budding strips, cemented tungsten carbide parts, closed die forgings, coated rubber fabrics, conveyor belting, drives, ducting, gear reducers, hose (automotive, aviation, hand-built, industrial, marine and petroleum), material handling products (metal separators/detectors and electromagnetic lifting equipment), power transmission belts, rubber bands, rubber roll coverings and ventilation equipment (fans/blowers). For full details, visit