Eric Cruse Appointed Director of Sales for Benchmark Automation & KLEENLine

Feb 28, 2017

ATHENS, GA (February 28, 2017) – Benchmark Automation and KLEENLine, both part of the ProMach 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. Eric Cruse, Director of Sales

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 ProMach’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."

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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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