The Ulven Companies are pleased to announce the hiring of Dowen Raynor as an Engineering Sales Manager within their Houston Structures business. In this position at Houston Structures, Raynor’s main accountability is for global field sales activities.
Tammy Sievers, Director of Human Resources at Ulven said, “We were looking for a skilled technical sales professional who could help our company continue to attain our growth goals and establish our product acceptance in the marketplace. We feel we have found this person in Dowen.”
Dowen has an MBA from George Fox University, a M.S. in Metallurgical Engineering from University of Idaho, and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Boise State University. He is also Six Sigma Green Belt certified. Dowen has over 15 years of sales, engineering andmanufacturing experience in areas such as commercial casting design, blueprint-to- production activities and leading a global product team.
Houston Structures supplies the cast, forged, machined, and fabricated structural support products the world depends on for Hydroelectric, Bridge, Structural, and Mining Industry projects.
The Ulven Companies have been in the forging industry for over 40 years – starting with the founding of Ulven Forging, Inc. in 1971. The Ulven Companies now comprise a group of four different American companies and are privately held. Each company has its unique set of process capabilities in different areas of the industry and is known for bringing high quality, cost-effective products to its customers with reliability and integrity.