Eli Valenzuela will take over the duties and responsibilities of president and CEO of First State Manufacturing after the death of David Hitchens.

Eli Valenzuela will take over the duties and responsibilities of president and CEO of First State Manufacturing after the death of David Hitchens.

First State Manufacturing has become an award-winning company and is one of the most successful manufacturers of its size in the nation. It manufactures products including carpet refurbishment, mass transit seating, V22 seats, plugs and covers, C130 seating solutions, C5 refurbishment, missile and truck covers and pharmaceutical supplies.

For information, call 424-4520 or visit firststatemfg.com.