Scheck Industries Announces Appointment of VP Operations

COUNTRYSIDE, Ill.– (March 5, 2015)–Scheck Industries (, a full-service national industrial piping, mechanical, boiler and process controls construction contractor, announces that Gary Potesta has been promoted from General Manager Construction to Vice President Operations. Mr. Potesta has more than twenty five years of experience in the heavy industrial construction field. His experience includes a combination of operations, strategic planning, project management, field supervision and hands- on construction. He began his construction career as a pipefitter apprentice, advancing steadily to the highest levels of construction management. He will report to Randy C. Peach, Scheck president and CEO.

“Gary is the kind of leader we want at the helm of operations,” Mr. Peach said. “He emphasizes teamwork over personal reward and creates a climate of shared goals in which people are dedicated and motivated to excel.”

Mr. Potesta’s new role officially supports Scheck’s Field Capital and Maintenance Projects. “I believe I work for our project managers and our jobsite lead managers,” Mr. Potesta said, “to do everything we can to establish the safest work environment and to meet all of our corporate goals.”

The Company

Scheck Industries, and its group of Companies, is a national turnkey Industrial Contractor, with core expertise in the Refinery, Power, Chemical, Pulp and Paper, Semiconductor, Renewable Energy, Food and Beverage, and the Pharmaceutical Industries. Scheck Industries provides the following services: Power and Process Piping, Boiler, Instrumentation, Pipe and Modular Fabrication, Facility Maintenance, Commercial HVAC, and Construction Management.

Scheck Industries, its senior management team, and field management team comprises mainly trades people with advanced education in construction, all uniquely cross trained across its heavy industrial service lines and markets. The Company is known throughout the industrial sector as one of the safest contractors in the U.S. with award winning excellence in safety. Scheck has logged more than 7 million man hours in the field without a lost-time injury in 7 years.

In the pipe, instrument, and boiler trades the Company boasts nationwide execution capabilities and operates almost exclusively with its own workforce. Scheck’s commitment to safety provides its customers, the world’s largest engineering, procurement and construction companies (EPCs) and many of the Fortune 500, economies of scale with multi-jurisdictional labor sourcing, innovative web-based cost accounting and scheduling, resulting in on-time, under-budget delivery.

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