Eric Cruse Appointed Director of Sales for Benchmark Automation & KLEENLine
ATHENS, GA (February 28, 2017) – Benchmark Automation and KLEENLine, both part of the Pro Mach family of brands, recently announced the appointment of Eric Cruse as the new Director of Sales. In this role, he will provide sales leadership and strategic direction for Benchmark and KLEENLine’s North American regional sales organization.
Cruse, a graduate of Wright State University School of Engineering, has more than 10 years of extensive experience in the baking industry including material handling. His career began as a controls engineer for Peerless Food Equipment. Most recently, Cruse served as Midwest Regional Sales Manager for Benchmark Automation.
"Eric has a proven record of success in the bakery industry, providing material handling solutions for a variety of customers" stated Vince Tamborello, Senior Vice President of Pro Mach’s Material Handling Group. "His sales knowledge and capabilities have helped him connect with and relate to our customer base. With the tremendous growth opportunities in the material handling segment, Eric's leadership will have a significant impact on these divisions."
To connect with Eric on LinkedIn, please visit https://www.linkedin.com/in/eric-cruse-5156a878.
KLEENLine designs and builds stainless steel material handling equipment concentrating on companies that handle foods, pharmaceuticals, and other clean room dependent products. KLEENLine builds strong relationships with its customers based on understanding their unique requirements and delivering the highest performance. Adherence to sanitary standards and compliance with BISC, USDA, and FDA standards is a long-standing KLEENLine commitment. Solution and services focus on ultra-sanitary design and construction, solving difficult applications, fast turnaround, and personally delivering all required resources in-house.
KLEENLine is powered by Pro Mach, a Cincinnati, Ohio based provider of integrated packaging and processing products and solutions for food, beverage, consumer goods, pharmaceutical, and other diverse companies. Through multiple brands, Pro Mach provides product packaging and processing equipment, PMMI certified training, installation, parts, and service in Bottling & Capping, Primary Packaging, Flexible Packaging, Material Handling, Identification & Tracking, and End of Line Packaging.
For more information about Pro Mach visit www.ProMachInc.com