US Tarp Inc., a leading manufacturer of tarp systems and aftermarket parts for tarp systems, is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas J. Bronz as President and CEO. Tom joins US Tarp with over 20 years of heavy truck industry experience including leadership roles with Sloan Transportation Products, Hadley Products and SAF Holland. While a mechanical engineer by training, Tom has extensive experience in product development, sales and marketing, and operations management. Tom is a graduate of Michigan Tech and earned a MBA degree from the JL Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Brighton completed a platform investment in US Tarp, a designer and manufacturer of load covering systems for dump trucks, dump trailers, and other specialized transportation applications. Based in South Haven, MI, the Company serves a diverse base of distributor and OEM accounts nationwide. The US Tarp acquisition was completed in May of 2018 and represents the first institutional capital invested in the business. Brighton will work closely with US Tarp’s founders to invest in systems, people and infrastructure, all in support of accelerated growth.