The Brilex Group of Companies, Youngstown, Ohio, has hired former Nucor executive Doyle Hopper as CEO of Brilex Industries, Inc, Brilex Technical Solutions, LLC and Taylor-Winfield Technologies, Inc. As their CEO, Hopper will leverage nearly 30 years of steel industry and manufacturing expertise to drive strategic growth and commercial excellence across these companies.
“We are thrilled to have Doyle take the reins as CEO,” said Alex Benyo, co-founder of the Brilex Group. “Doyle’s role will drive integration and synergies between our companies, maximizing the value delivered to our customers and will lead to additional opportunities in the marketplace.”
“His values and proven leadership combined with his knowledge of the steelmaking and automated manufacturing processes align perfectly with our Group’s values, growth strategies and industries served.” said Brian Benyo, co-founder of the Brilex Group.
Hopper started with Nucor as an entry-level welder and fabricator, eventually reaching executive positions as the vice president of VULCRAFT and Nucor Cold Finish in Norfolk, Neb., Nucor Connecticut and, most recently, Nucor South Carolina.
“I am thankful for the past three decades I have spent with Nucor,” Hopper said. “The experiences and insights I gained into the ongoing evolution of steelmaking and manufacturing have prepared me for the exciting opportunities in the marketplace for the companies within The Brilex Group. I am honored to be joining these organizations that have earned their reputations for excellence in engineering and manufacturing innovation.”
The Brilex Group of Companies is a tradename umbrella that covers four distinct but commonly owned companies -- Brilex Industries, Inc., Taylor-Winfield Technologies, Inc. Brilex Technical Solutions, LLC. and BBM Railway Equipment, LLC.