Alan Vaught is retiring.

Alan Vaught, the co-founder and president of Evans Manufacturing, a subsidiary of Garden Grove, California-based supplier HPG, has announced his retirement, effective June 30.

Industry Leader

Evans Manufacturing, founded in 1983 as an injection molding company with a focus on retail markets, has grown significantly under Alan Vaught's leadership. In 1992, the company expanded into promotional products.

  • Evans operates in multiple categories, including healthcare, household, office, drinkware, pet, writing instruments, travel, auto, golf, outdoor, tech, spirit, and school supplies.
  • In 2008, Evans added a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Nogales, Mexico.
  • Evans was recognized as one of the "Greatest Companies To Work For" by PPAI Magazine in 2021.

Acquired by HPG in December 2022, Evans Manufacturing continued to thrive under Alan Vaught's leadership as the division president.

What’s Next

Alan Vaught's impact on Evans Manufacturing is undeniable. Throughout his career, he has served as an inspiring mentor and role model to numerous colleagues, always willing to share knowledge, provide guidance, and nurture talent.

After retiring, Alan Vaught plans to focus on personal interests such as sailing and spending quality time with his loved ones.

"The HPG team wishes Alan a fulfilling and joyous retirement and expresses deep appreciation for his unwavering dedication and remarkable achievements during his tenure," says Chris Anderson, CEO of HPG. "Evans and HPG remain committed to upholding the legacy Alan leaves behind, as they continue to deliver high-quality products and frictionless services to their valued customers. Moreover, Alan will continue to be a significant HPG shareholder and a trusted advisor to the company and to myself."