Drives LLC, has named John Almarez as Managing Director Sales & Operations - Latin America & Mexico. He will be focused on continued sales and operation development of USA engineered class chains, power transmission roller chains, and specialty attachment conveyor chains in Latin America and Mexico. He previously held the position at Drives, LLC as the Director, Industrial Distribution Sales & Marketing. John has been involved in the power transmission industry for over 30 years; previously serving as Vice President of Conveyor Sales at a major sprocket & gear manufacturer.
John is involved in the Power Transmission Distributors Association, previously serving as Chair of the Manufacturing Council, PTDA Convention Committee, and Industry Relations committee. He currently serves on the Membership Committee.
In 2009, Drives, LLC will celebrate 50 years of manufacturing industry leading chain and screw conveyor products supplied to 34 countries worldwide. The company is a member of www.PTplace.com which delivers advanced 24/7 service logistics and e-commerce business systems for leading manufacturers of power transmission products & bearings. The company is ISO 9001:2000 registered, along with APIQR registered.