Category Archives: Culture and People

In May, Robert Mikula and Andrew Poikus joined the Daman Team. Robert, who prefers to be called Rob—not Bob or Bobby, just Rob—began his career at Daman in the Standard Parts Distributor Services Department. He will be ensuring that customer information is accurate, and he will be addressing customer’s questions and concerns. According to Rob, his […]

Meet Jared Meyers, the latest addition to Daman’s IT team. The Ivy Tech graduate was formerly an IT Manager for Challenger Door, a large RV and Transport door manufacturer in Nappanee. With over 15 years of experience, he will be instrumental in helping the IT team maintain and implement new technology. “IT is something that always […]

Daman’s management team and Emergency Response Team recently participated in “Preparing for the Unexpected,” part two of a three-part series developed by Michiana SHRM and New Avenues, a behavioral management company. The series, “Mental Health In The Workplace – Risk & Responsibility Series,” was created to educate employers on responsibilities and awareness of mental health situations […]

Recently, Melissa Maez joined the Daman team as our receptionist. Not only is she the first person who greets you when you walk through the doors, she also manages accounts receivable. Previously she was employed by ESL Center as the director of admissions. When she isn’t working, she’s mommy to three “crazy” kids and one […]

Daman has account reps strategically placed throughout the United States and Western Canada to ensure the best possible service for our customers; because when you have a question, we want to be there to answer it. Meet the Team Gordon Weiler – Vice President Sales / 574.252.4913 With almost 30 years of industry experience, Gordon has significant sales […]

At Daman, professional development is integral to our success. By continuously educating ourselves, we are able to answer questions and offer the best solutions to our customers. Each year, our sales team is required to complete a course toward their professional development. The course taken is up to the individual as long as it relates to […]

“Doors have opened for me here.” Back in March of 2011, Dave Reed started working with Daman in the Shipping & Receiving Department, and after a few years was promoted to Shift Leader. Then in August of 2016, he moved into Purchasing. Fast forward one year, and Dave is now the Production Support Leader. Dave’s primary […]

One in four Americans admits to being a victim of bullying as an adult (Veraquest 2014).  Did you know that adult bullying predominates in the workplace compared to other environments?  Violence in the workplace is not limited to physical abuse, it can also be psychological, verbal, or emotional.  We’ll look at some types of violence, […]

Finding the perfect employee is becoming increasingly difficult as the unemployment rate drops.  That’s why we’ve put a lot of thought into our recruitment processes which sometimes take up to 2 weeks to complete. At Daman, we believe it is vital to ensure a new partnership is a good fit all the way around. Job fairs, […]

Recently, Daman hired Scott Lindahl to expand our field presence and customer service to Canadian accounts. Scott was born and raised in Western Canada in the Province of Alberta where he lives today with his wife Shauna and his three children. His career in hydraulics began in the warehouse of a hose and fitting distributor in […]

Distributor Services – Custom Products Daman’s Distributor Services Quotes Team has over 39 years of combined experience working with Daman. Mike McIntyre What can we say about Mike Mac?  He joined Daman in 1991, so understandably he is well known in the Daman community.  Currently, Mike works directly with customers on quotes and project development.  […]

Daman’s Distributor Services inside sales team works exceptionally hard to ensure our customers’ needs are taken care of in a prompt and courteous manner.  Meet the team. Distributor Services—Standard Sales Gary Godfrey is back!  As a Daman employee since 1984, he has worked a total of 18 years in order fulfillment, logistics, and shipping, and […]

OnSite Health Registered Nurse, Christy Tolch, has been providing prevention-minded health and safety education to Daman employees since April of this year. Onsite has been a a quarterly presence since September 2014. They offer workplace injury assessment, first aid and physician referrals (in-network as possible) including Health Coaching for those found to be ‘at-risk’ for various […]

Recently Daman made the following announcements about their team members.  Join us in congratulating them. Kim Malicki – Office Manager Kim joined Daman in July of 2015 in the Office Manager role. Prior she served as an accountant for Goodwill Industries of Michiana for nearly 10 years and an outside sales representative for All In […]

MISHAWAKA, IN – Daman Products, a leading designer and manufacturer of hydraulic valve manifolds and related products, announces that industry veteran, Gordon Weiler, has been promoted to Vice President of Sales. With more than 27 years of industry experience, Mr. Weiler has significant sales and market strategy experience, including 12 years as National Sales Manager where his contributions led […]