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Southern Aluminum Finishing Hires Matthew Webb As Atlanta General Manager

Matthew Webb

Atlanta, GA - Southern Aluminum Finishing (SAF), a global metals distributor, fabricator, anodizer and finisher, has appointed Matthew Webb as a new general manager for its original location in downtown Atlanta. He brings more than 20 years of professional experience to his new post.

At SAF’s Atlanta branch, Webb will oversee the company’s sheet and extrusion distribution operations at that location along with SAF’s eastern anodizing line.

“Matt’s business acumen and industry knowledge position him to deliver consistent operational excellence as the general manager at our Atlanta location,” said Penn McClatchey, CEO at SAF. “He is a proven leader with a deep knowledge of operations, supply chain management, engineering, and manufacturing, and he has built a career dedicated to improving the companies he has served and the employees around him.”

Before joining SAF, Webb held a variety of manufacturing management positions, including roles in Dallas, Phoenix, and various locations in Georgia. He most recently served as fabrication manager for a worldwide belting manufacturer for the automotive, textile, packaging, food, and printing industries. Before that, Webb held roles as plant manager for a trailer axle and brake manufacturer and a metal exhaust manufacturer.

Coupled with his blend of technical and business acumen, Webb is well-versed in lean manufacturing principles and is Six Sigma Certified.

Webb holds a degree in mechanical engineering from The University of Texas at Arlington.

About SAF

SAF (Southern Aluminum Finishing Co., Inc.) is a complete resource for metals distribution, finishing, and fabrication. SAF is a mill-direct buyer of aluminum, aluminum coil and extrusions, as well as a fabricator of ACM systems. To learn more, visit

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