Premium Plant Services announced it has hired James Schwindeman to serve as vice president of operations. He is responsible for providing strategic and tactical direction to improve the profitability, productivity, safety and efficiency of the company’s operations. Schwindeman is based at the company’s Hibbing office.

Before joining Premium Plant Services, Schwindeman spent several years working in various roles throughout Texas for Halliburton Energy Services, most recently as a principal field engineer. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army and holds a bachelor’s degree in business from Texas Tech University.   

Since 1981, Premium Plant Services has provided industrial cleaning services to plants across the upper Midwest including hydroblasting, sandblasting and vacuuming. Both Premium Plant Services and its sister company, Innovative Plant Solutions, are based in Hibbing.