Benchmark Hires North Central Regional Sales Manager

Feb 13, 2018

Shane Peterson Joins Benchmark

STATHAM, Ga., February 13, 2018 - Benchmark, a leader in food distribution and loading solutions to the food and bakery industries, announced the expansion of its sales team coverage for its North Central region with the hiring of Shane Peterson as Regional Sales Manager.

Peterson graduated from Minnesota West Community & Technical College and has been working in the specialty equipment industry for over 16 years.  His past experience with Friesen's Inc allowed him to specialize in industrial food grade equipment sales where he focused on conveyors, palletizers, checkweighers, labelers and belting. In his new role with Benchmark, Peterson will cover the Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin territories.

"I'm pleased to announce the addition of Shane to the Benchmark team," stated Eric Cruse, director of sales for Benchmark. "He brings years of experience in providing application solutions for a variety of customer challenges. This breadth of knowledge will help to further our footprint within the North Central region to better serve our customers."

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Benchmark designs and manufactures high-performance, low-maintenance, easy-to-operate product handling systems for the food and bakery manufacturers, including distribution systems, automatic cartoner infeeds, shuttle and disk feeders, stackers, mergers, tray loaders, and slug loaders. Benchmark also manufactures the Southern Packaging line of intermittent motion horizontal form fill seal pouch packaging systems. Benchmark is a product brand of ProMach, a global leader in packaging line solutions. As part of the ProMach Product Handling business line, Benchmark helps our packaging customers protect and grow the reputation and trust of their consumers. ProMach is performance, and the proof is in every package. Learn more about Benchmark at and more about ProMach at

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