Chesterfield, MO. December 21, 2020 — Caparo Bull Moose, Inc. (“CBM”), a Chesterfield, Missouri
based manufacturer, has further strengthened the commercial team of its tubular products subsidiary,
Bull Moose Tube Company “(BMT”), with the creation of two new senior management positions. CBM is
owned by the Caparo diversified global industrial interests of British Indian businessman The Right
Honourable Lord Swraj Paul, PC.
Ross A. Erickson joins the Company as Sales Director – Distribution and John W. Phillipp has been
named Sales Director- OEM. Both Erickson and Phillipp bring a wide-range of commercial experience in
tubular and steel products. Erickson has more than twenty years of experience in tubular sales and most
recently served as Manager of Sales for Plymouth Tube. Phillipp steps into his new role after serving as
General Manager Sales at Marmon Holdings, a global diversified industrial company where he directed
commercial and distribution activities for 6 regional service centers.
Commenting on the appointment of Erickson and Phillipp, Andy Anakin, EVP and Chief Commercial
Officer of Bull Moose Tube stated: “We are excited to welcome Ross and John to our team. Their
appointments represent a key part of our strategy to provide a stronger customer focus in our
Distribution and OEM Businesses while maintaining Bull Moose Tube’s leadership position in sprinkler
pipe and tube. Their professional experience paired with their passion for commercial excellence will be
an extremely valuable asset to our team and customers. I am confident they will make a major
contribution in their respective areas which supports our vision to be the premier producer of steel pipe
and tube in North America”.
About Bull Moose Tube
Based in Chesterfield, Missouri the company operates from seven plants – six in the USA (Chicago, IL;
Elkhart, IN; Gerald, MO; Masury, OH; Trenton, GA; and Casa Grande, AZ) and one in Canada
(Burlington, Ontario). Today the company offers one of the largest ranges of welded steel tubing in
North America. Typical applications for Bull Moose Tube include construction, transportation, fire
protection, lawn and garden equipment, plus many other engineering and household products. For
more information visit: www.bullmoosetube.com
Caparo is a diversified global association of businesses, with interests predominantly in the design,
manufacture, marketing and distribution of value-added steel and niche engineering products.
Caparo’s wider activities encompass hotel, property, power-generation, logistics, financial services
Owned by the Paul family, Caparo was founded in 1968 by Indian born British industrialist, R. Hon.
The Lord Paul of Marylebone, PC who remains Chairman. Today Caparo operates internationally from
over forty sites, serving customers globally, primarily from operations based in the UK, North America,
India and the Middle East.