Benchmark Welcomes New Regional Sales Manager

Sep 07, 2021

Gene Carlson Joins Benchmark as Midwest RSM

Gene Carlson - Benchmark Regional Sales Manager

STATHAM, Ga.,September 7, 2021 – Benchmark, a leader in distribution and loading solutions to the food and bakery industries, recently announced the addition of Gene Carlson as Regional Sales Manager to the Midwest United States. This territory includes the following states: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, North Dakota, and South Dakota.

Gene brings over 32 years of sales experience, particularly in the packaging industry. Gene has worked with fellow ProMach product brand Brenton, designer and manufacturer of customer-driven applications in robotic systems including material handling and high-speed pick and place, case packing, palletizing, and integrated, end of line systems, then ran his own shop for six years.

In his most recent position, Gene led sales as National Account Manager for stretch wrapping and pallet unitizing machinery within North American territories for ProMach product brand Orion. "I am most looking forward to meeting, working with everyone at Statham, and learning a new product," states Gene.

"We're excited to have Gene join our team. His tenure in sales combined with his entrepreneurial skillset is the perfect combination for Benchmark as we expand our sales presence and continue offering superior custom solutions to our customers." - Rich Arnold, V.P. of Sales, Benchmark

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About Benchmark

Benchmark designs and manufactures high-performance, low-maintenance, easy-to-operate product handling systems for 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 and the KleenLine brand of sanitary product handling solutions. 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

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