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Neil Maniccia Appointed Global Product Group Manager for Precision Fastening Line of ASG Division of Jergens, Inc.


CLEVELAND – February 22, 2011 – ASG, a division of Jergens, Inc., one of the world’s leading manufacturers of standard tooling and specialty fastener products, announced today the appointment of Neil Maniccia to the newly created position of global product group manager for their Precision Fastening Line of products. The Precision Fastening Line was created following the acquisition of MicroTorq LLC in 2010.

Bryon Shafer, general manager for ASG said, “This appointment comes at a critical time for our business. With economic conditions improving, assembly tool budgets are increasing and to having a proven industry professional leading this part of our business is a huge asset for us. Neil will bring much needed leadership and direction to this expanding portion of our business.”

Mr. Maniccia has been working in assembly technologies for over 11 years and is one of ASG’s leading authorities on controlled fastening solutions. His experience working with Tier I, Tier II automotive assembly, truck assembly and general industry facilities brings knowledge of controlled fastening integration to line process control.

Shafer continued “Neil’s primary responsibility will be to provide complete fastening solutions to an increasingly quality conscious customer base in the critical / controlled fastening markets, such as automotive, aerospace and medical assembly industries.”

ASG provides full-service repair, maintenance and calibration services for all ASG branded screwdrivers, as well as all comparable electric transducerized screwdrivers currently in the field; regardless of where or when the tool was purchased.

ASG, a division of Jergens, Inc. specializes in precision assembly equipment for a wide range of industries, from light electronics to heavy industrial applications. To find out more about ASG comprehensive product offering, phone 216.486.6163, e-mail or visit us online at

Founded in 1942, Jergens, Inc. has grown into four separate operating divisions providing superior engineered solutions, key locking fasteners and industrial products in North American and throughout the world. The Jergens’ Difference might be better engineering or better service but the result is always the same, a better solution for our customers. Jergens is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company. For more information, please contact Jergens, Inc. at Jergens Way, 15700 S. Waterloo Road, Cleveland, OH 44110-3898. Phone: 216-486-5540 or toll free: 800-537-4367; Fax: 216-481-6193. On the Web: E-mail:

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