David Hardin is the new general manager of Manitowoc Crane Care's remanufacturing operation in Bauxite, AK. He manages such operations as lattice and mobile hydraulic crane rebuilds, component repair, reconditioning programs, used parts and component rebuilds, and exchange activities.

Hardin, who reports to Scott Alexander, general manager of Manitowoc Crane Care Americas, will provide the company with leadership and strategic direction for the development and growth of the remanufacturing business.

Hardin was hired to replace Ron Schumacher, who is retiring after 20 years in the industry. Schumacher will remain with Manitowoc remanufacturing as a consultant.

Hardin brings experience in directing remanufacturing operations for a number of companies including Komatsu America and Cummins Engine. Hardin has taught at the University of Kentucky, Gatton School of Business and Midway College in Midway, KY. He holds BA and MBA degrees from Ohio State University.

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