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Newton Manufacturing promotes Baugh to senior manager of business relations

Published: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 11:16 a.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 11:35 a.m. CDT

Newton Manufacturing Company recently announced Curtis Baugh has been promoted to senior manager of business relations.

Baugh has been with Newton since 2012 and has extensive experience in all aspects of brand development, creative design and marketing, with management experience on both the supplier and distributor side of the promotional products industry, with more than 15 years of business ownership experience of an industry-related graphics art company.

“We are excited about Curtis’ new role,” said Mancil Laidig, Newton Manufacturing’s president. “With his extensive creative experience and management skills, we are confident in his ability to effectively lead our business relations operations.”

Baugh said, “It is my goal to increase Newton’s exposure in the industry, bring to light our competitive advantages and provide awareness to one of the promotional industry’s leading distributorships.”

He added that “anyone looking for a partner to enhance their sales performance and financial wellness as a company, should strongly consider aligning themselves with Newton Manufacturing.”

Baugh is a graduate of Central College in Pella. He has had three gubernatorial appointments to the Iowa Department of Economic Development, Iowa Commission of the Status of African Americans and to the Target Small Business Task Force. Baugh has served as an executive board member of The Gale Sayers Center and has been a member of several local committees and foundations in Pella.

Located in Newton, Newton Manufacturing Company is an employee-owned promotional advertising distributor specializing in innovative advertising, recognition and performance solutions. Newton has been an industry leader since its founding 1909 and is continually ranked as a Top 40 distributor. The company serves representatives and clients throughout the United States and in several foreign markets.

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