Culp Names Jeff Tsacoumangos Director Of Quality Assurance And Continuous Improvement For Mattress Fabrics Business

HIGH POINT, N.C. — August 3, 2016 — Culp Home Fashions today announced that Jeff Tsacoumangos has been named director of Quality Assurance and Continuous Improvement. In this newly created position, he will be responsible for the oversight of quality assurance for all Culp Home Fashions’ manufacturing plants and product lines and ongoing development related to continuous improvement initiatives. He will report directly to Iv Culp, president of Culp Home Fashions.

Tsacoumangos brings over 15 years of progressive operations management experience to Culp Home Fashions. He has worked with manufacturing organizations on a variety of large scale quality and continuous improvement projects and has extensive training experience as an instructor in Lean Six Sigma concepts and is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt. He holds additional professional designations including ASQ CMQ/OE certification, PMI Project Management Professional and Certified Lean Practitioner. Tsacoumangos has an undergraduate degree in occupational and technical studies from Old Dominion University and an MBA from Wake Forest University.

Commenting on the announcement, Iv Culp, president of Culp Home Fashions, said, “As Culp Home Fashions continues to grow, we are highly focused on meeting the changing demands of our customers with unsurpassed quality and service. We are very pleased to have Jeff Tsacoumangos join our team, as we continue to refine our processes and improve our overall performance and distribution capabilities. Jeff brings a full complement of operations management and quality improvement experience in a variety of manufacturing settings, including direct knowledge of the production and supply chain issues that are unique to the home furnishings industry. Importantly, he also shares our strong commitment to customer satisfaction and delivery performance. We look forward to his contributions to Culp Home Fashions as we enhance our leadership position in today’s marketplace.”

Culp Home Fashions reported record annual sales of $186.4 million for the latest fiscal year ended May 1, 2016.

Culp, Inc. is one of the world’s largest marketers of mattress fabrics for bedding and upholstery fabrics for residential and commercial furniture. The company markets a variety of fabrics to its global customer base of leading bedding and furniture companies, including fabrics produced at Culp’s manufacturing facilities and fabrics sourced through other suppliers. Culp has operations located in the United States, Canada and China.

Posted August 4, 2016

Source: Culp, Inc.