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Sommer Named A Plant Superintendent For Brock Grain Systems’ Milford Facility

Jim Sommer
Jim Sommer

MILFORD, Indiana, U.S.A. — Jim Sommer has been named a Plant Superintendent for Brock Grain Systems, according to Tim Moore, Plant Manager for the CTB Inc. business unit. In this role, Sommer oversees packaging, roll forming and welding areas, with a focus on improved accuracy at Brock’s Milford, Indiana, manufacturing facility.

Prior to his employment with CTB, Sommer held the position of team leader in the manufacturing and coatings industries, where he supervised and trained employees in addition to process improvement and other responsibilities.

Sommer has a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University South Bend, South Bend, Indiana. He is a native of Mishawaka, Indiana, and currently resides in Granger, Indiana.


Part of the CTB, Inc. family of companies, Brock Grain Systems ( is a global provider of grain storage, handling, conditioning and structural systems. Brock has a long tradition of developing industry-leading, innovative products and a reputation for delivering BROCK SOLID® reliability and durability. Founded in 1957, Brock offers systems under the Brock®, LeMar® and Riley® brands. The company operates facilities in Indiana, Iowa and Missouri and features an extensive dealer network.


CTB, Inc. ( is a leading global designer and maker of systems and solutions for storing, conveying and preserving grain; producing poultry, pigs and eggs; and processing poultry, fish, vegetables and other foods. The company also produces buildings, stables, software solutions for food processing and products for various other applications. CTB’s strategy for growth includes best cost manufacturing, a product-driven focus, expanded global physical presence, strategic acquisitions and enhanced financial strength. The Berkshire Hathaway-owned company serves its customers through a worldwide distribution network.