Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) October 30, 2007
Koch Equipment LLC announced today that its board of directors has elected Steve Kingeter to the position of president.
In his new role, Mr. Kingeter will be responsible for the overall direction of the company including achieving the company's strategic goals and operational excellence.
John Starr, CEO and Chairman of the Board, stated, "Steve has made significant contributions to fuel the growth of Koch Equipment. Under his leadership, our sales and marketing teams have made remarkable progress and I am confident Steve will continue growing and enhancing the profitability of Koch Equipment in his new role. The board and I are very excited about the future of Koch Equipment."
Mr. Kingeter joined Koch Equipment in 1997 as a product line manager of vacuum chamber packaging equipment. He was promoted to general sales manager in 2000, appointed to vice president of sales in 2004, and promoted again in 2005 to vice president of sales and marketing. Over the past two years, Mr. Kingeter has been charged with managing the company's sales and marketing departments in support of the company's strategic plan. Mr. Kingeter holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and Finance from Austin College.
Koch Equipment LLC is a full line manufacturer and distributor of equipment for meat production, food processing, packaging, and labeling. A one-stop shop for vacuum chamber packaging machines, skin packaging machines, modified atmosphere packaging machines, labelers, rollstock parts, accessories, and service, as well as a full range of processing equipment including stuffers, bowl cutters, injectors, mixers, grinders, tumblers, dicers, smokehouses, and kill floor equipment. Since 1883, Koch Equipment has been the name more packagers and processors trust for their equipment needs.
For more information, visit http://www.kochequipment.com or contact Koch Equipment LLC, 1414 West 29th Street, Kansas City, MO 64108, by telephone at 800-777-5624.