Tom Norton

Tom Norton

 

Tom’s business career began in 1965 after graduating from Texas A & M. The next five years were spent learning the process of manufacturing titanium metal while serving in Process Engineering, Maintenance and Industrial Relations. In 1970, he transferred to the Salt Lake City area as Pilot Plant Supervisor to develop the process of obtaining chlorine and magnesium from Great Salt Lake brine. Tom and family moved to West Plains in 1972 and built homes until 1974 when he joined Southwest Truck Body Co. as Manufacturing Engineering Manager. He retired in 2009 after having served as Program Manager and finally as Facilities Manager which included new buildings and equipment, Health and Safety Programs and Environmental Compliance.