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Jasper Engines and Transmissions has announced the following changes to its production leadership team and Maintenance staff.

The company has named Matt Bland as Gas Division Manager at their Wernsing Road facility in Jasper.


Matt Bland Gas Division Manager

Matt started his career with JASPER in August of 2010 in the Inside Sales department. In May 2012, he began participating in the Jasper Production System workshops. He later became a workshop leader, and he continues to be a lead instructor for JPS Team Leader Training.

Since April of 2013, Matt has held Team Leader and Group Leader roles within the JASPER Gas Engine Division. He is fluent in Spanish.


Bland succeeds Randy Bauer, who was named Corporate Maintenance Director. Bauer started

Randy Bauer Corporate Maintenance Director

with JASPER in July 1991, in Customer Service and eventually became the Department’s Manager. In April 2003, Bauer moved into the Gas Engine Division Manager role at the Crawford County re-manufacturing facility. He returned to Wernsing Road and was named the Gas Engine Division Manager in August 2006. Randy will work with the maintenance teams in all of JASPER’s re-manufacturing facilities.

Vice President of Engine Manufacturing Matt Weinzapfel says they thank Matt and Randy for their willingness to continue growing with JASPER.

He says they appreciate their commitment to improving their operations and increasing value for their Owner Associates.

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