Jasper Engines & Trnasmissions has named Matt Weinzapfel as president in a recent release.   -  Photo: Work Truck/Jasper Engines & Transmission

Jasper Engines & Trnasmissions has named Matt Weinzapfel as president in a recent release. 

Photo: Work Truck/Jasper Engines & Transmission

Jasper Holdings, Inc. has named a new president of Jasper Engines & Transmissions: Matt Weinzapfel.  

Zach Bawel, President of Jasper Holdings, Inc., shared, "We are excited to have Matt leading Jasper Engines & Transmissions. Matt's cross-functional background of 30 years within Jasper helps bring well-rounded ideas and perspectives to our executive leadership team. We know Matt will help guide Jasper Engines & Transmissions as we continue to grow." 

Working Up the Ranks

Weinzapfel began his career at Jasper in May 1992 and spent five years as an intern in branch auditing and accounting. Afterward, Weinzapfel spent six years as general manager of Jasper's Crawford County operations. He then moved on to the general manager of Gas and Diesel Engine operations for the Jasper and Crawford facilities, spending two years as a member of the Jasper Production System and three years as Diesel Division manager. 

He was then named vice president of Engine Manufacturing and became the company's chief operating officer in 2022.  At this time his duties were to oversee all manufacturing divisions and support services, as well as continue to lead the gas and diesel engine divisions.

"It has been a blessing to be a part of this organization for the past 30 years and witness the creation and growth of our ESOP," said Weinzapfel. "It is exciting to see the tremendous growth in our remanufacturing businesses, as well as the expansion of the JASPER Holdings, Inc. family of companies through acquisitions. I appreciate the opportunity to work with all our Associate-Owners to make JASPER the Company of Choice for our future Associate-Owners, and the Brand of Choice for our Customers."

Jasper Holdings, Inc. is the parent company of: Jasper Engines & Transmissions, Jasper Electric Motors, Jasper Innovative Solutions, Weller Truck Parts, Diesel USA Group, D&W Diesel, and Jer-Den Plastics. According to the company, Jasper Holdings, Inc. is one of the nation's 35 largest 100% ESOP companies, with over 4,100 Associate-Owners across the seven companies, and is headquartered in Jasper, Indiana.

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