Eric Cruse Appointed Director of Sales for Benchmark Automation & KLEENLine
ATHENS, GA (February 28, 2017) – Benchmark Automation and KLEENLine, both part of the Pro Mach family of brands, recently announced the appointment of Eric Cruse as the new Director of Sales. In this role, he will provide sales leadership and strategic direction for Benchmark and KLEENLine’s North American regional sales organization.
Cruse, a graduate of Wright State University School of Engineering, has more than 10 years of extensive experience in the baking industry including material handling. His career began as a controls engineer for Peerless Food Equipment. Most recently, Cruse served as Midwest Regional Sales Manager for Benchmark Automation.
"Eric has a proven record of success in the bakery industry, providing material handling solutions for a variety of customers" stated Vince Tamborello, Senior Vice President of Pro Mach’s Material Handling Group. "His sales knowledge and capabilities have helped him connect with and relate to our customer base. With the tremendous growth opportunities in the material handling segment, Eric's leadership will have a significant impact on these divisions."
To connect with Eric on LinkedIn, please visit https://www.linkedin.com/in/eric-cruse-5156a878.
About Benchmark Automation
We are dedicated to providing you total packaging solutions. Our goal is to help you increase your line efficiencies by reducing line downtime, product scrap, changeover, maintenance and sanitation time. Our equipment will reduce packaging labor and minimize or eliminate repetitive motion.
We are committed to continuously improving our equipment designs to make them the most reliable machines on the market and the easiest to operate, changeover, maintain and clean. We can only achieve this by partnering with our customers and encouraging their feedback.
We support our equipment with professional, responsive technicians that are experts in their field. Our technicians provide comprehensive training for your operators, mechanics and sanitation personnel. Our equipment manuals include comprehensive instruction on operation and maintenance of our machines. We provide complete assembly drawings, electrical diagrams, programming documentation and spare parts lists. They will be a valuable resource for your operators, mechanics and purchasing agents.
We will actively manage our company resources to ensure we can offer you superior equipment at competitive prices.