Rich Buckingham, Manufacturing & Operations Manager

Rich Buckingham - Manufacturing & Operations Manager

Rich joined our AAW team in October 2016 as our Manufacturing & Operations Manager. He joins us following a 37-year career at W.L. Gore & Associates where he had been an operations leader with global, regional, and plant level responsibilities.

Rich’s early development in operations resulted from many different roles and project commitments within operations. These included being a machine and fabrication shop leader, facilities manager, a materials planner / scheduler, quality assurance leader, and a direct manufacturing leader in support of the manufacture of fabric and electronics products.

Rich and our Manufacturing & Operations Team are committed to our AAW mission of delivering the highest quality and value to our dealers and direct buy automotive enthusiasts.