Worksport appoints first plant manager in New West Seneca manufacturing facility
by CM Staff
Scolnick will manage the Company’s new 220,000 sq. ft. assembly plant, located in West Seneca, NY.
RICHMOND HILL — Worksport Ltd. has appointed as manager veteran manufacturing executive Michael Scolnick. Scolnick reportedly has experience building and leading high-performance teams, developing and implementing world-class manufacturing concepts, and driving business performance. Scolnick will manage the Company’s new 220,000 sq. ft. assembly plant, located in West Seneca, NY.
“The Company will ramp up production of our new advanced products, including all-new hardcover designs and SOLIS, our advanced truck bed tonneau cover with integrated solar panels. We hired Michael, directing him to begin production as soon as possible. This is a turning point in Worksport’s history and one of the most significant hires we have announced,” said Worksport CEO Steven Rossi. “Scolnick’s experience is unequaled, and we are thrilled to have him join our growing team. His experience will bring great value to the Company and its shareholders and demonstrates our strategy to find the best people to achieve Worksport’s ambitious plans for global industry leadership.”
Worksport’s flagship proprietary patented products include its legacy light truck covers, SOLIS, a folding truck bed tonneau cover with integrated solar panels, and COR, a portable energy storage system with modular batteries and hot-swap technology.
“Scolnick’s background includes lean manufacturing training and ERP business systems that increase efficiency by managing and improving the use of company resources as well as managing day-to-day business activities like procurement, project and risk management and compliance, and supply chain operations,” Rossi said. He holds an MBA and B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Buffalo. He continues to live in the community, where he contributes to Habitat for Humanity, among other local projects.