PPE Supplier Revco Industries Announces Executive Changes

Sixteen-year company veteran Steve Hwang has been named president at Revco Industries, a glove and protective apparel company with more than 42 years of service to the welding and industrial sectors. Former president C. Edward Chu is now CEO and board chairman.

SANTA FE SPRINGS, CA — Revco Industries, Inc. recently announced that Steve Hwang has been named as its new President, effective Jan. 1.

Steve Hwang has spent 16 years at Revco Industries, most recently as Executive Vice President. Prior to that, he held positions as VP of Business Development & Operations, Operations Manager, and IT Manager. His experience with Revco Industries covers the spectrum of operational and business development duties, including supply chain management, strategic partnerships, analytics, quality and production. Steve graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

“I am excited to take on this role and look forward to not only continuing, but expanding upon, Revco Industries’ core value of providing our customers with innovative gloves and flame-resistant garments that represent the highest standards in quality and value,” Hwang said.

C. Edward Chu, formerly President, will be CEO and Chairman of the Board. Mr. Chu joined Revco Industries more than 38 years ago. With a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of Minnesota, Ed spent four years with a consulting firm before joining the family business as Vice President. After the death of his brother and Revco Industries founder Mitchell, in 1981, Mr. Chu became the President of the company.

“Steve has made numerous positive contributions and is a respected leader within the organization,” noted Chu. “With Steve as President, along with our experienced management team, Revco is ready to face all challenges and changes in our current business environment.”

In addition to Steve Hwang and Ed Chu, Revco Industries executive management includes Charles Hwang, VP of Sales (22 years at Revco), Jimmy Wu, VP of Research & Development (22 years), Thomas Han, VP of Accounting (16 years), Joanne Chu, Vice President of Human Resources (32 years), and Randal Fisher, new Vice President of Marketing.

Based in Santa Fe Springs, CA, Revco Industries is a glove and protective apparel company with over 42 years of service to the welding and industrial sectors. The company designs and develops a full range of innovative protective wear and makes their products available through a nationwide system of welding , industrial and safety supply distributors.

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