With over 40 years at Blackinton, Rick began his career here in 1980 as our Production Manager where his keen product knowledge combined with his innate procedural aptitude has him today overseeing the safety and wellbeing of our facilities, our products, and our employees. Blackinton’s outstanding safety record, reflected in our receiving OSHA Sharp awards resulting in our exemption from yearly OSHA inspections, is a direct result of Rick’s success in refining and implementing Blackinton policies and procedures. Rick takes great pride in Blackinton’s world renowned quality resulting from the implementation of his exacting quality standards. On top of his accomplishments at Blackinton, Rick also holds a B.S. Degree in Business Management from Providence College.