AES Announces New Chief Operating Officer

AES Announces New Chief Operating Officer
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Montgomeryville, PA, March 15, 2021.  AES Clean Technology announced today that William Downs has been appointed the new Chief Operating Officer of AES Clean Technology. An experienced business leader, Mr.Downs will assume his responsibilities immediately. 

Prior to joining AES, Mr.Downs led two companies (SP Industries and Stock Equipment Company), where he had numerous impressive accomplishments including: increasing revenue $60M over 5 years, increasing profitability 55% through a combination of organic growth and acquisitions, capturing savings through improvements in lean manufacturing and plant automation, and instituting a stage-gate process to drive new product innovations. These are great examples of Bill’s deep experience, which will position him well to help drive future success at AES.

” In this role, Bill will be responsible for supporting growth and profitability by focusing on the execution of AES’ business imperatives. With Bill focusing on the execution, this will enable me to focus on our industry presence and enhance our prominence in the cleanroom marketplace.” Grant Merrill, CEO.

Bill received his MBA from Cleveland State University’s Executive MBA program and a Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Technology from the University of Akron. 

For more information regarding AES new hires contact Jonathan Wolff, Marketing Manager at 267-263-1635 or email at