Giarratano named VP of manufacturing for DSC Dredge, LLC

Published 12:00 am Saturday, December 5, 2020

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RESERVE — Nick “Nicky” Giarratano, vice president of manufacturing of DSC Dredge, LLC was promoted after serving more than 24 years in various roles in both engineering and manufacturing.

Giarratano first started his career at DSC drafting and designing dredging equipment but quickly moved up the ranks to project manager and his latter post of production manager, to most recent director of production, where he has significantly contributed and fostered an integrated culture throughout DSC’s three manufacturing facilities. Over the past two years, Giarratano has stepped up to distinguish his leadership position within DSC while continuing to focus on various personal and professional developmental opportunities.

In this new role, Giarratano will oversee the manufacturing operations and logistics for all DSC properties, including both the overall facilities and teams in Reserve, Poplarville, Mississippi and Greenbush, Michigan.  His wide range of manufacturing and production knowledge continues to serve DSC well as he reports directly to DSC’s President and Chief Executive Officer Bob Wetta.

“He was a natural choice; Nicky has always been a vital part of our management team and key to the success in the company. This promotion recognizes his expertise and efforts in achieving the company objectives,” Wetta said.

In response to his promotion, Giarratano noted he has always liked the feeling of hands-on work, to be able to look back at the end of the day and see something that was created from start to finish.

“It’s a real privilege and honor to be part of the leadership team of a company that’s constantly looking forward and planning for growth and look forward to the challenges that come,” Giarratano said.

Bill Wetta, senior vice president of product development and chief technology officer, added that Giarratano has been instrumental in helping DSC Dredge grow all facilities, training and managing of the production crew.

“He constantly sets the standards between what’s expected and what can be delivered in business,” Bill Wetta said.

DSC is a global leader in the dredge manufacturing industry, engineering superior customized dredging solutions to meet specific application needs, while continuing to exceed customer expectations. DSC Dredge designs and manufactures high quality, durable cutter suction dredges. DSC Dredge helps customers make “THE RIGHT CHOICE.” Quality, Innovation, Service, Commitment and Customization are key DSC attributes, which explain why customers choose to work with DSC. For more information about the company and its products, services and customized solutions, please visit and follow DSC Dredge on social media.