Double E Company has appointed Bryan Gregory as its chief executive.
Gregory has a broad background in industrial products, safety sensors, control systems and communications.
Prior to joining the business he was president of Dynaco USA, a private equity backed manufacturer of high performance industrial doors that was acquired by Assa Abloy in 2012.
He said: “I am delighted to be leading such a well-respected global manufacturing company.
“Double E has a proud history of supporting customers with innovative and reliable products. We have a strong team in-place that is ready to take the company to the next level.”
Earlier in his career he was president of BEA, a safety sensor company, and founder of Corona Optical Systems, an optical communications company which was acquired by Emcore Corp in 2004.
He holds a number of patents related to optical components and communications technologies.
The Double E Company engineers and manufactures a complete line of advanced web handling accessories including core chucks, core shafts, rollers, core cutters, and roll stands.
It has manufacturing and engineering facilities in the US and Italy.