ROCHESTER, N.Y.— Empire Precision Plastics, a precision molder of optic and intricate molded components, has hired Keith Bradt as the company’s new business development manager, the company announced recently.

As a member of Empire’s leadership team, Bradt will develop strategies to grow the company in ways that meet customer and market needs. He will manage and develop the Empire sales team, encouraging continuous improvement in sales performance, process enhancement, and accountability.

“Keith is an experienced sales professional with a strong technical background. This combination of skills makes him an invaluable leader in the continued growth of Empire Precision,” Empire President Neal Elli said in a press release announcing the hiring. “Along with our sales team, Keith will ensure that we continually meet and exceed customer expectations, from prototype through production and assembly.”

“I am excited to be a part of the Empire team and look forward to playing a role in the growth of the organization,” Bradt said.

Bradt has an MBA in management and a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York. Empire ( has hired several new employees recently as part of the company’s ongoing expansion, and more positions are available, the company reported. Empire Precision Plastics is ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485:2012 certified and ITAR registered.

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