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Our Team


Art Hammond – President/Owner



Art has complete P&L responsibility for Hoffman Industrial Co. His long term vision is to continue the success and growth of Hoffman Industrial in new markets. Art received a BS from Clarion University and MA from Indiana University of PA. His career includes Operations, Lean/Continuous Improvement and Executive roles for small to large manufacturers. “In order to maximize productivity, stay ahead of competition and consolidate resources, professional machinery rigging and relocation can be required...that’s where Hoffman Industrial Co fits in.”


Dennis Apple – General Manager (Erie)


From start to finish, Dennis oversees every project and job from cost estimation, scheduling, material and equipment for Hoffman Industrial Co. Dennis received both a BS and MBA from Clarion University. He has spent his career in the manufacturing environment in operations and project management roles. Originally from the Pittsburgh area Dennis is an avid golfer, plays racquetball and enjoys visits with his grand daughter and traveling with his wife.

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Jesse Rice – General Manager (Meadville)


Jesse is ready to help you with all your machine tool needs. Jesse has spent his career in leadership roles in maintenance, project management and operations  A Western Pennsylvania native, Jesse is an avid hunter, enjoys the outdoors and coaching girls travel softball.