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P&F Industries Names Industrial Manufacturing Veteran As President of Hy Tech Machine

P&F Industries Names Industrial Manufacturing Veteran As President of Hy Tech Machine


Cranberry Township, PA – P&F Industries of Melville, NY announced recently that it has named Douglas Ciabotti as President of the hardware manufacturer’s wholly owned subsidiary, Hy Tech Machine, an industrial manufacturer and distributor of pneumatic tools and parts based in Cranberry Township, PA.

A thirty-year industry veteran, Doug joins the Hy Tech team after several successful tenures in executive leadership roles with industry leaders including HYCO, SPX Corporation, Rexnord, and following his most recent tenure as President and CEO of Avalon Precision Metalsmiths. Prior to entering the industrial manufacturing sector, Doug earned his Bachelor of Arts in Engineering from Lafayette College, after which he joined the United States Army Corps of Engineers. At just 22 years of age, Doug earned the rank of Lieutenant.

Schaffer Associates was proud to represent P&F Industries in its search for Hy Tech’s next President. “Doug is a focused and self-driven leader who has worked tirelessly to become an expert at each step on his career path,” said Schaffer Associates Chairman Jim Schaffer. “Given Doug’s extensive experience as an industry leader, as well as his high energy and drive to succeed, we are confident that Doug will lead Hy Tech Machine to even greater success in the industrial manufacturing segment.”

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