Gainesville, Ga. (Vocus) December 8, 2006
Gainco, Inc., a manufacturer of scales, automated sorting and other yield enhancement systems for the meat, poultry and food processing industries, announces the appointment of John Blyther as Regional Sales Manager. In this position, Blyther will be responsible for managing customer relationships and developing new business with red meat and poultry processing facilities located in the Western United States, including the West Coast, the Rocky Mountain region, West Texas plus the Plains states of Nebraska, Kansas and Oklahoma.
Blyther has more than 30 years of experience in the meat processing industry. Prior to joining Gainco, he was a national sales manager for Scanvaegt and Marel, where he provided a wide variety of processing equipment solutions to key national accounts. Blyther has also served as a consultant to the meat processing industry, as well as having held operations management positions at meat processing firms in New England and Chicago.
Commenting on the appointment of John Fields, Jim Petersen, director of sales, stated, "John's proven ability to develop new business with the industry's leading meat processors aligns perfectly with our strategic objectives in the Western region. He brings the 'complete package' to his dealing with customers: a solid understanding of meat processing operations, combined with a highly effective consultative approach to customer relationships. We are delighted to welcome him on board."
Since 1984, Gainco, Inc. has been a leader in the development of online electronic weighing, sizing, sorting and distribution systems to increase yields, productivity and efficiency in food processing plants. Gainco manufactures a comprehensive line of automated weighing systems and equipment including bench and floor scales, in-motion portion sizing equipment, sizing and distribution systems, high-speed sorting and counting systems, plus batch weighing equipment. Completely engineered and manufactured in the United States, all Gainco systems are engineered for online, real-time information gathering and reporting, thereby enhancing plants' abilities to evaluate, refine and improve their processing practices.
Gainco serves the needs of both domestic and international customers. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bettcher Industries, Inc. Web site address: http://www.gainco.com.