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Vol. XXIII No. 4
MEET YOUR SUPERVISOR
E. C. TATUM, JR.
The new finishing plant in Kern-
ersville begins operations withE. C,
Tatum, Jr. having been named super
intendent, according to an announce
ment by J. H. Millis, president of
Adams-Millis Corporation. E. C.
came to work with Adams-Millis on
June 8, 1944. His first job was fol
lowing in the footsteps of his father in
the boarding department.
In 1957, E. C. Tatum, Jr. was
transferred to the order department
where one of his first duties was to
"chase down lots. " This consisted of
getting up shortages and tracing lots
which were needed for immediate ship
ment. He soon gained the reputation
of getting out lots that could not be
found. He was promoted to foreman
of plant orders in March of 1959. In
this capacity, he was in charge of
production management and control.
His energy, his industriousness
and his ability to get the job done are
recognized in his promotion to super
intendent of the new Kernersville
"I'm real pleased with the chal
lenge and the opportunity at the new
plant. Working in a new plant with
all the modern equipment will be a
real thrill. I am anxious to get start
ed there with all the fine employees
of Adams-Millis who will be working
with us, " Tatum said.
"Those loading docks are one of
the finest improvements; we have been
able to load only one truck at a time.
Now, we can load several trucks with
no waiting. This will eliminate the
afternoon rush. Naturally, we are
happy with the huge stock room, but
I wish it were larger. We will need
all the space we can find. "
"The plant is nice and clean and
we intend to keep it that way, " Tatum
E. C. attended Kernersville High
School. He is a member of the High
Point Industrial Management Club.
He is married and has one son, Ricky,
who will enter the first grade this fall.
The Tatums are members of Union
Grove Baptist Church near Oak Ridge,
and they live at 121 Sunset Drive in
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