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Amco news. volume ([High Point, N.C.) 19??-19??, June 01, 1965, Image 1

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AMCO NEWS Vol. XXIII No. 4 Adams-Millis Corporation July-Aug., 1965 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 finishing plant. "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 continued. 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 Kernersville. WHO'S MINDING THE STORE? TOGETHER-STOPWAST€

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