Nov19

Sun Automation Group promotes new Director of Sales in N.A.

SUN Automation Group®, a global provider of innovative equipment to the corrugated industry, is pleased to announce Frank Reynolds has been promoted to Director of Sales. In this new role, Reynolds will be leading the direct external sales team to drive growth and profitability of core SUN products and new products across the North American market. Reynold’s expanded responsibilities will also include managing the product development...

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Nov18

Kaman Distribution Group appoints industry veteran for CEO

Kaman Distribution Group or KDG, a value-added distributor of bearings and power transmission, automation, and fluid power products, has announced that Benjamin Mondics has been appointed Chief Executive Officer.  Littlejohn & Company acquired KDG earlier this year. Mr. Mondics is a seasoned executive with a thirty-five-year track record of success in the industrial distribution industry.  He most recently served as President...

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Nov13

Farm Equipment Manufacturers Association elects new officers

Janea Danuser will lead the Farm Equipment Manufacturers Association in 2020. Members of the Board of Directors elected her as president on November 6th. Danuser is vice president and co-owner of Danuser Machine Company in Fulton, Mo. The company manufactures agricultural and industrial attachments as well as OEM parts and assemblies. Janea is a fourth-generation co-owner of the company, which was founded in 1910. She succeeds Nick...

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Nov12

Brian Davis (B & D Industrial) and Jos Sueters (Tsubaki of Canada) to lead PTDA in 2020

At its annual business meeting during the recent PTDA Industry Summit in Austin, Texas, the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) elected its 2020 Board of Directors and Manufacturer Council to lead the Association during its 60th anniversary year.  Brian Davis, executive vice president/COO, B & D Industrial (Norcross, Ga.), will become PTDA’s president in 2020. Davis has been active in PTDA since 2010 when he joined...

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Nov12

Fulham taps industry veteran to head OEM sales team

Fulham Co., Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, has appointed Edwin Reyes as Director of OEM Sales and Business Development. In his new role, Reyes will oversee all OEM sales activities for the Fulham organization. He brings over 14 years of experience to the role, gained through his time at Fulham, having started his career in the engineering department...

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Nov08

MHEFI elects two new Board Members

The Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. (MHEFI) has announced the election of two industry leaders to its Board of Directors. Ryan Bartlett, President and CEO of United Material Handling and Matthew Dysard, President of Tiffin Metal Products will begin serving their terms January 1, 2020. Bartlett is responsible for running all facets of the business at United Material Handling.  He has a proven executive track record, and he...

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Nov07

Johnson Controls appoints Brian Stief Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer; To step down in December 2020

Johnson Controls International plc, has named Brian Stief, vice chairman and chief financial officer effective immediately.  As vice chairman, Stief will serve as an adviser to George Oliver, chairman and CEO, and continue his duties as chief financial officer.  Stief plans to retire effective December 31, 2020 following the expiration of his previously announced retention arrangement. “Brian has been our CFO since 2014.  He has...

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