DSC Dredge fortifies leadership team with VP of operations Josh Louviere

Published 4:04 pm Sunday, May 14, 2023

RESERVE – Over the last few months DSC Dredge has been redefining its team by investing in them, promoting from within and adding fresh perspectives. On April 23, 2023, DSC Dredge, a leading manufacturer of dredging equipment, introduced Josh J. Louviere as vice president of operations. In his new role, Josh will lead and oversee all aspects of the company’s operational activities.

With over 16 years of experience in manufacturing and industrial equipment automation, Josh brings a fresh perspective to the dredging industry. He has spent the majority of his career leading operations in the manufacturing sector, including serving as the general manager of CPL Systems & Plant – N – Power, where he successfully scaled both businesses in growth and profitability.

Josh is a veteran of Operations Iraqi Freedom and was awarded the “Distinguished Leadership Award” after returning from deployment as a Staff Sergeant. Josh holds a BA in Systems Management from the University of Arkansas (Grantham).

“I judge my success on the success of others, and I take great pride in the growth and development of the people around me,” said Josh.

Bob Wetta, president and CEO of DSC Dredge, said, “We are excited to welcome Josh to the DSC Dredge team.  His extensive experience in operations management and his commitment to employee development makes him an ideal fit for our company culture.”

As part of the Acadiana Veterans Alliance, Josh is passionate about supporting and serving his community.  He is also an Ironman Certified coach and multiple-time Ironman finisher who has coached over 100 people to their own finish lines.  He has been married to his high school sweetheart, Tiffany, for over 10 years and is the proud father of two sons, Connor and Colton, aged 9 and 6.

Bill Wetta, senior VP of product development and chief technology officer of DSC Dredge, added, “We are confident that Josh’s expertise will help us continue to grow and improve our operations, ultimately benefitting our customers and the industry as a whole.”

“I am excited to join the team at DSC Dredge,” said Louviere. I look forward to working with the talented team here and helping to drive growth and success for the company.”

Please join us in welcoming Josh J. Louviere to DSC Dredge.

DSC Dredge specializes in customizing dredging equipment to meet the exact requirements of your unique application. DSC employs one of the largest in-house dredge design/engineering team among all North American and most global manufacturers. This fully self-sufficient team encompasses a blend of Mechanical Engineers, Structural Designers and Automation Engineers who are responsible for all aspects of the project from generating fabrication drawings to performing structural analysis and designing dredge hydraulics to programming dredge control systems. Our roots go back to over 30 years as a family-owned and operated dredge manufacturer. And during that time, we have built hundreds of dredges. Our six standard dredge models are world-class. But our strength lies in our ability to modify or custom design any dredge to fit almost any application.

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. At DSC Dredge, we help customers make THE RIGHT CHOICE. Quality, Innovation, Service, Commitment and Customization are key DSC attributes which explain why customers choose to work with DSC. DSC Dredge operates from two manufacturing facilities located in Reserve, LA, and Poplarville, MS. For more information about the company and its products, services and customized solutions, please visit www.dscdredge.com and follow us on social media.