August 10, 2017—Benicia, CA—Tonnellerie Ô, the Benicia cooperage of Cork Supply USA, is proud to announce promotions for the following cooperage team members:
Alex Perez, Supervisor and Master Cooper Apprentice, Tonnellerie Ô
Tonnellerie Ô is happy to announce the promotion of Alex Perez from Foreman to Supervisor and Master Cooper Apprentice, reporting to Matt Schwanebeck, Director of Operations. In addition to leading the 5S program for a safe, LEAN work environment, Alex has been instrumental in helping the cooperage team meet and exceed production goals. In his new role, Alex will be responsible for daily POR creation and closing, transfer orders, and the supervision of all barrel construction.
Salvador Canchola, Foreman, Tonnellerie Ô
Tonnellerie Ô is pleased to announce the promotion of Salvador Canchola to Foreman. Salvador, who has been with Tonnellerie Ô since 2011, has for years supported and filled in for former Foreman Alex Perez. As the new Foreman, Salvatore will be leading the cooperage team as they meet aggressive production goals. He will also head up the 5S program for a safe, LEAN work environment.
About Tonnellerie Ô
Tonnellerie Ô is a state-of-the-art cooperage near the heart of Northern California wine country, where artisan coopers hand-craft, hand-toast and hand-finish French and American oak barrels. Production methods feature innovative design and equipment from R. Monnot, SA, including a multi-stage jointer that is one of a handful of its kind in the world. In addition to pioneering technology, our coopers employ time-honored practices, such as barrel toasting in our traditional 2,500 square foot brick lined toasting room. Collectively, our Master Cooper and his team have nearly a century of experience crafting artisan barrels. For more information on Tonnellerie Ô, please visit: www.tonnellerieo.com