St. Paul, MN, April 27, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Minnesota Knitting Mills, Inc.(MKM) has promoted Wade Kytola of Prior Lake, MN to the position of Vice President. Additionally, he has been unanimously elected to the Board of Directors of this 106-year-old family-held knit manufacturing business.
In this position, Kytola will be responsible for key customer and supplier relationships and will be the primary contact with MKM’s Premier Partners to further expand the product offerings of MKM. Kytola is an Army Veteran with more than 25 years experience in all facets of the industry ranging from textile analysis to color dyeing and knitting to finishing. Kytola has expert knowledge of textiles which the MKM Board feels will meet the ever-changing needs of their current key customers while providing the innovation necessary to meet the requirements of their future customers.
Harold (Bunny) Kuller, Chairman of the Board of Directors and owner of MKM, has expressed full confidence of Kytola in his new role and associated responsibilities. Said Kuller, “Wade has been an important part of Minnesota Knitting in the past and, I know, will serve us well into the future. He’s a good man!” Kuller went on to say that he is “excited for the coming year and projected growth” as MKM enters its 106th year as a Kuller family business and is, “pleased to welcome him to the Board of Directors.”
Amanda Nelson, who has her B.A. in Management with a Minor in Computer Information Systems from the College of Saint Scholastica, Duluth, MN as well as her Master’s Certificate in Business Process Analysis from Watermark Learning, an extension of Auburn University, Auburn, AL, will continue in her role as Director of Operations. Since coming to MKM in 2011 Patrick Hickey, President of MKM said this of Nelson, “Her leadership of both the knit manufacturing and dye house coupled with Premier Partner and supplier coordination, has provided consistent quality and on-time production scheduling to MKM customers here in the USA and globally.”
MKM supplies knit parts and products made exclusively in the USA to companies worldwide.