Richards Industrials Names Jordan Bast As New President/CEO


Jordan Bast named President of Richards Industrials

The Board of Directors at Richards Industrials, a leader in industrial manufacturing, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jordan Bast as President and Chief Executive Officer. Bast brings to the position a wealth of knowledge and experience in the valve industry on national and global levels. He has vast experience in business development and management across process industries and discrete manufacturing. He will join Richards Industrials on July 13, 2020.

Bast will succeed Bruce Broxterman, who is retiring after fifteen years as President/CEO but will remain a member of the Board of Directors. Broxterman is excited for this new chapter and says “Bast has the leadership skills, extensive experience and passion that perfectly positions him to lead Richards forward.” The Board of Directors would like to thank Broxterman for his stellar and steadfast leadership over the years.

About Richards Industrials Richards Industrials is the parent company of several industrial product lines including Jordan Valve, Steriflow Valve, Steriflow Food & Beverage, LowFlow Valve, Marwin Valve, Hex Valve and Bestobell Steam Traps. Headquartered in Cincinnati, OH, Richards Industrials is a prominent leader providing valves to industries across the globe.