James “Jim” M. Ruth recently was elected president of Modern Welding Co. Inc., the holding company for all of the subsidiaries.
The company held its annual directors meeting in March in Owensboro, Kentucky.
Ruth has worked for Modern Welding 39 years. He most recently served as executive vice president and treasurer since 2011.
Other officers are James E. Jones, chairman; John E. Jones, vice president/secretary-treasurer; and Sylvia C. Jones, assistant secretary.
Modern Welding Co. provides custom UL listed, API storage tanks and ASME Section VIII, Division 1 pressure vessels nationwide. Modern’s coast-to-coast service is provided through its network of 11 manufacturing subsidiaries.