Mr. Lavon Winkler accepted the position of President and Chief Operations Officer at Western Forms, Inc.
He will be responsible for operations of all domestic and international business units and implementing
strategic plans that enhance the growth of the Western Forms brand and products worldwide.
Mr. Winkler brings to Western Forms professional management and a successful track record in the
manufacturing and construction industries. In 22 years of service with Butler Manufacturing, he held positions
in Information Systems, Engineering Management, Venture Management, Regional Sales Management,
and Customer Relations. His most recent position with Butler Manufacturing was vice-president of
Butler’s Engineering division. He holds a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Missouri and an
MA in Management from Birmingham Southern. Western Forms, Inc. is the leading aluminum
form manufacturing company in the United States. The Kansas City based Western Forms has been
family owned and operated since founding 1955 and offers a full range of aluminum forming products and
accessories for concrete foundations, concrete homes and precast industries.
For more information on Western Forms, Inc. please call 800-821-3870 or fax your request to (816)