Bryan Wetmore, Production Manager

Bryan graduated from Newark High School in 2002.  Afterward, he went to Alfred State earning his Associate’s Degree in Applied Science in 2005.  After college, Bryan worked as an auto tech before joining the Upstate Refractory Services, Inc. team. 

Bryan started out as the Warehouse Manager, which included controlling inventory, pulling orders for both in house work and field construction jobs, fulfilling materials sales orders for customers, and arranging logistics for shipping. 

About 2 years ago, Bryan became the Production Manager for the in house services at Upstate Refractory Services, Inc. He is in charge of the fabrication, fiber, form, and cast departments , and manages the dryout and product completion schedules. 

He believes in a hands on approach with training that helps people understand how things work and why it’s done a certain way.  He manages up to 30 people to strategically and seamlessly complete customer orders on schedule. He has a way to listening to all ideas and incorporating research and development to continually improve quality as well as streamlining processes. Its amazing how little changes make such a big difference. Bryan is a great leader and motivator for our production crew.