DATE: June 13, 2019

CONTACT: Jason Fulp,
Marketing & Communications
(417) 866-8855, ext. 158

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.—Jenfab Cleaning Solutions, a leading North American manufacturer of heavy duty and precision cleaning aqueous parts washing systems, is pleased to announce two new additions to its staff—Mark Proffitt and Kirsten Tuter.

Proffitt is Jenfab’s new plant manager and brings with him many years of manufacturing experience. Prior to joining Jenfab, Mark worked as a vice president of operations for Baker Manufacturing Company in Alexandria, Louisiana, where one of his main responsibilities was the oversight of all manufacturing for the company.  In addition, he has served as a professional manufacturing consultant, plant manager and director of manufacturing at other companies.

In addition to his manufacturing experience, Mark also served in the navy as a fire control specialist aboard the Dwight D. Eisenhower and Iwo Jima.

Proffitt is a Springfield, Missouri, native and currently resides in the area with his wife, Alicia. Together, they have three sons and one daughter. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Columbus University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in liberal arts from the Navy Campus Program.

Also joining the company is Kirsten Tuter, Jenfab’s first quality manager. Prior to joining Jenfab, she was quality manager at Jarden Plastic Solutions in Springfield, Missouri. In addition, she has held positions as a stainless-steel fabricator, mechanical designer/drafter, quality specialist and senior quality specialist. Tuter’s responsibilities will include developing new processes and procedures to streamline workflow and ensure consistency throughout the company’s product lines.

Tuter holds an associate degree in mechanical design and drafting from Red Rocks Community College in Lakewood, Colorado, and has earned the American Society of Quality’s certifications as a Certified Quality Inspector, Certified Lead Internal Auditor and Certified Quality Technician.

Both Proffitt and Tuter bring years of experience in their respective fields and are part of an overall restructuring of the company that was announced last March.


Jenfab Cleaning Solutions is a leading North American manufacturer of heavy duty and precision cleaning aqueous washing machines for a variety of industrial, automotive and manufacturing machine parts. The company is a subsidiary of JRI Holdings, Inc. headquartered in Springfield, Missouri. For additional information, visit