Florence, KY (PRWEB) August 29, 2013
Balluff Inc., located in Florence, KY, is an expanding, global manufacturing company, internationally known for the latest sensor, networking and RFID technologies for industrial automation. In the past few months, Balluff has added several new positions in sales, marketing, and industry management, which include:
Brian Michael was recently hired on as the Western Regional Sales Director for Balluff. Brian has been a professional in the world of automation since 1987, working in sales and sales management for Texas Instruments, Siemens, Cognex, and Control Technology.
Robert "Kim" Nollner is the newest member of Balluff’s Eastern Region Sales team. Kim has many years of experience in industrial automation and control, working as a Banner/Turck rep in Tennessee and most recently at Gexpro. His customers have included large industrial end users (including many automotive end users), OEMs, integrated supply accounts, and commercial accounts.
Rich Duveneck is the new Channel Development Manager for the Colorado/Utah region. Rich earned his Engineering Mechanics degree from University of Wisconsin-Madison. Rich had sold Balluff and other automation products while working at MSI Technologies (Automation Solutions) in Colorado before coming to Balluff.
Mauricio Lugo joined Balluff’s Western Region Sales Team as a Channel Development Manager in California. Mauricio has 15 years in the industrial automation and controls industry, working for both manufacturers and distributors. He has held various positions, including field service engineer, applications engineer, territory sales manager, and automation specialist roles.
Erik Schilling is Balluff’s new Industry Manager for Packaging. Erik is a graduate of Purdue University. Prior to joining Balluff, Erik worked in sales for the Keyence Corporation.
Randy Dang was recently hired for the Technical Systems Support role in the Midwest.
Randy is a graduate of Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, where he earned his electrical engineering degree. For the past 10 years, he worked at HMS Industrial Networks as a product specialist for fieldbus networking gateways.
Brian Hedges recently joined the Marketing Team in a new position of Product Training Manager. He taught English to both middle school and high school students for five years before joining Rockwell Automation as a Technical Instructor prior to joining Balluff.
Gary Swafford was recently promoted to the role of Quality Assurance Manager. Gary has been working for Balluff for over seven years in both the Technical Support and Quality Departments.
Balluff is hiring! Visit the careers center on the Balluff website for a list of open positions.