Rick Schwartz announces retirement

Popular industry figure Rick Schwartz has retired after serving nearly 50-years with Nidec Minster.

Schwartz has been inducted into Nidec Minster’s Limited-Edition Club, where membership is only given to those who have made substantial contributions to the continued growth of Nidec Minster Corporation and to the advancement of the material forming art.

In a post on social media, his daughter, Robyn Rider, commented on her father’s career:

“After an impressive 48-year career at Nidec Minster Corporation, my dad, Rick Schwartz, is officially retired. I know this is bittersweet for him, as he is excited about this next chapter but will miss the people and friendships he has made during his career.

“I am so proud of him and find his career path so inspiring. It shows if you work hard and love what you do, you can accomplish anything – the sky is the limit.”

In a distinguished career, Schwartz served in a variety of roles including sales manager, sales director, vice president of machinery and automation, and latterly as vice president of international sales- Asia.

During his career, Schwartz started at Minster in 1974 as a Machinist. He was in that role for several years before moving on to a position as an Assembler and then promoted to Assembly Foreman in 1977. He was promoted to the Minster Sales team in 1993 where he was instrumental in driving growth and business transformation. 

The Metal Packager wishes Rick well in his retirement.

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