Bill is one of the co-founders, and he serves as the Secretary/ Treasurer. As Vice President of Sales, Bill develops strategic partnerships with existing and new customers for increased sales growth.
Ultra-Mek was founded in 1983 by Steve Hoffman, whose vision was to become a leader in manufactured components for the furniture industry. An innovator and designer himself, Steve has over 40 patents on a wide range of products. Always forward-thinking, he oversees our Research and Development team to bring inventive solutions to the furniture industry.
Proud to be an American company, we feel strongly about supporting our economy and providing jobs for local citizens, many of whom are long-term employees. Backed with outstanding Customer Service and Engineering teams, we provide value-driven solutions for all of our customers.
Shane is a graduate of High Point University, with a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management, and has been with Ultra-Mek since 1994. His focus is on developing partner relationships, overseeing manufacturing, and strengthening the lean culture within the company.
Vertically integrated, we manufacture with little out-sourcing, and strive to use recycled US manufactured steel as an ecological alternative. Recent facility renovations enable us to implement lean strategies so we can pass the value on to our customers through exceptional products.
Steve Hoffman serves as CEO, while his son Shane Hoffman is President. A co-founder, Bill Bencini is the Vice President of Sales and serves as Ultra-Mek's Secretary/Treasurer.
Ultra-Mek, through our combined talented resources, stands out as a premier designer and manufacturer of the highest quality, American-made motion furniture hardware. Our expert Sales and Engineering teams are available to assist you with your next motion furniture hardware project. Please contact us for more information.
Founder, innovator, and driving force behind Ultra-Mek's continued success. Steve oversees research and development to bring cutting-edge solutions to the furniture industry.