Cromaglass Corp., a local manufacturer of waste treatment systems, has named Henry Holcomb as its CEO.
Holcomb has served Cromaglass as its chief engineer for six years and has been employed by Cromaglass for nine years, according to a news release. Holcomb brings a wealth of technical experience as well as established contact with distributors and customers both across the U.S. and those located in many foreign countries.
The 45-year-old company is located in the Reach Road Industrial Park. The founder of the company, Allen Young, will continue to serve as president. Ashley Bogart, the granddaughter of the founder, will continue to serve the family business by directing the office and through marketing. Gene Wagner, production supervisor will continue to direct the local manufacturing operation.
Cromaglass, the news release said, has a product that helps preserve the environment. "Through its outstanding group of employees and its connections to Penn State University and other universities worldwide, it has developed a system that meets today's stringent environmental requirements," the news release continued. Cromaglass serves worldwide markets thorough distributors, with particular international strengths in the Caribbean and Africa.
Locally, Cromaglass systems serve HepburnLycoming Elementary School, PP&L Montour Preserve, as well as many others. The systems are best suited for single family homes to mid-sized commercial installations where a connection to a local sewer is not available. Additionally, they also have been installed in many larger community developments.