FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 26, 2021. Lexington, NC – Navis TubeTex continues to evolve and grow at a rapid pace as a leading manufacturer of finishing machinery serving the global textile industry. We have built a strong team of leaders who have set the foundation for our growth and success. It is with mixed emotion to announce the retirement of Craige Murray, Executive Vice President of Operations.
Craige spent 32 years with Navis TubeTex, progressing in responsibilities across Operations and Management. Reflecting on his career with the company, Craige said “It has been a privilege to work alongside my colleagues at Navis Tubetex all these years with the common goal of serving our customers. I love this company and feel confident that with the new team in place, the best is still ahead.” Craige lives in Winston-Salem, North Carolina with his wife Sonja. They have three daughters and two grandchildren.
Will Motchar, President & CEO commented “Craige has been a vital member of our management team. His efforts and leadership have contributed significantly to the success of this company. As a leader and mentor to many, he will be missed. Everyone here joins me in wishing him all the best in his retirement. He should be proud of his many accomplishments during his career at Navis TubeTex”.
Accordingly, Mark West has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Engineering and Operations. Mark has a wealth of knowledge and experience in engineering, operations and technical services. With this promotion, he assumes additional responsibility for global Manufacturing and Supply Chain activities.
Mark joined Navis TubeTex in 1995 in our mechanical engineering team. Mark holds a number of patents in the field of textile machinery, with degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Textile Engineering from NC State. Please join us in congratulating Mark on his accomplishments and promotion.