Machinex adds sales manager for Canada
Machinex Industries Inc., Plessisville, Quebec, has announced that Matt Risko has been appointed as the company’s Canadian sales manager. He has worked as a sales representative at Machinex Recycling Services (MRS), a service division of
In his new role with Machinex, Risko will help to develop sorting system solutions for material recovery facilities (MRFs), Machinex says. He will cover the Canadian territory, except for the province of Quebec, which is supported by the internal sales team at Machinex headquarters.
When Risko joined MRS in 2009, he sold baling wire before moving up to sell balers and peripheral equipment, such as conveyors, optical sorters
“I feel like I have got the call to the big leagues,” Risko says. “I am very excited for the opportunity and look forward to continuing to grow with Machinex.”
Machinex develops sorting, waste management and recycling technology. The company’s experts have designed and installed more than 350 turnkey facilities in partnership with leading MRFs in Canada, the United States, Europe
Arconic appoints new CEO
Arconic Inc., headquartered in Norcross, Georgia, has announced that its board of directors has appointed Charles “Chip” Blankenship as
Blankenship brings 20 years of aerospace experience to
A metallurgist by training, Blankenship began his career with GE in 1992 after earning a Bachelor of Science in materials engineering from Virginia Tech and a doctorate in materials science and engineering from the University of Virginia. Blankenship’s GE career culminated in his appointment as president and CEO of GE Appliances in December 2011, where he led a significant turnaround of the business and its subsequent 2016 sale to Haier Co.,
Blankenship is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and serves on the board of the National Association of Manufacturing (NAM), where he also has led NAM’s Task Force on Competitiveness & the Workforce. He holds seven patents related to jet engine technology.
Blankenship says, “
Patricia F. Russo, interim chair of the
David Hess, who had served as Arconic’s interim CEO since April 2017, continues to serve on the company’s board.
John Plant, an
Maren adds industry veteran to sales team
South Holland, Illinois-based Maren Engineering Inc. has announced Roger Williams has joined the company as its new western regional sales manager.
Williams is a 27-year veteran of the recycling equipment industry, having previously worked for Georgetown, South Carolina-based Coastal Wire
At Coastal Wire, Williams was Midwest regional sales manager. He worked in positions of increasing responsibility at American Baler, including as West Coast regional sales manager and as vice president of sales.
“Roger Williams is an exciting addition to our team,” says Todd Wondrow, president of Maren Engineering. “His technical knowledge of balers and systems couldn’t fit better with the ProPAK series of equipment Maren continues to develop. And no less important, Roger’s customer focus and reputation for integrity parallel what we at Maren promise to our customers.”
Williams can be reached at email@example.com.