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The Pinney Group

who we are

Our approach is to create a custom solution for our clients that is designed to highlight their strengths and optimize their profits. We focus on improving efficiency and employee safety.

about us

Our Story

Welcome to the Pinney Group, a pioneering engineering firm dedicated to transforming the landscape of the manufacturing industry. At the core of our philosophy lies the commitment to bridging the gap between management, workers, advanced technology, and the efficiency goals of manufacturing facilities.

In today’s fast-paced and ever-evolving industry, the synergy between these four pillars – management, workforce, technology, and efficiency – is crucial. Our firm specializes in integrating these elements seamlessly, ensuring that each component not only coexists but also thrives in harmony with the others.

We understand that the backbone of any successful operation is its people. That’s why we place immense value on understanding the dynamics between management and their teams. Our approach involves working closely with management to comprehend their vision and goals, and equally, engaging with the workforce to tap into their invaluable on-ground insights. This dual perspective allows us to tailor solutions that resonate with all levels of the organization.

Technology, in our view, is not just a tool but a catalyst for efficiency and innovation. We stay at the forefront of technological advancements, incorporating cutting-edge solutions that enhance productivity, reduce waste, and streamline processes. Our expertise in integrating technology into existing systems is designed to be as non-intrusive as possible, ensuring a smooth transition and minimal disruption to ongoing operations.

Our ultimate aim is to help your manufacturing facility reach its target efficiency goals. We achieve this by creating a balanced ecosystem where management strategies, workforce skills, and technological innovations converge to drive optimal performance. Our solutions are not just about meeting the current needs but are also geared towards future scalability and adaptability.

At the Pinney Group, we are more than just engineers; we are partners in your journey towards excellence in the food and beverage industry. Let us help you bridge the gaps and unlock the full potential of your manufacturing facility.

Meet the Team

Mark Pinney
Founder & President

Specialties: Brand Development, Executive Coaching, Mentorship and Leadership training. Engineering of food process systems and packaging systems. TPM pillars of Autonomous Maintenance, Preventitive Maintenance, Early Management and Focused Improvement.

Mike Smith

Mike Smith

Director of Business Development

Specialties: Over 30 years of world-class manufacturing experience in general management, large-scale transformation, leadership performance, organizational development, employee engagement, labor relations, technology innovation, and operational excellence. Proven ability to drive organizational culture shifts to support corporate objectives for sustainable performance.

Ziad Shiblaq

Chief Executive Officer

Experienced Senior Executive in Manufacturing and Supply Chain Operations with a demonstrated history of passionately working in the food & beverages industry. Skilled in Operations Management, Manufacturing and Warehouse, Change Management, Continuous Process Improvement and Start-Ups.

Tony Merlo

Tony Merlo

Director of IT

Specialties: Digital Factory, Developing Web Applications, Augmented Reality, Smart Work Instructions, Asset tracking systems, Downtime Management, Microsoft Hololens, Custom Software solutions, Employee Training, Project Management, Green Belt/Black Belt Lean Management/Six Sigma.

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