Key Technology Appoints Tyrone Foster as Process Systems Product Manager
Key Technology, Inc.
150 Avery St.
Walla Walla, WA, 99362
Press release date: November 13, 2012
Key Technology announces the appointment of Tyrone Foster as Process Systems Product Manager. Foster is responsible for planning and managing activities that support the development and sales of Key's Smart Shaker® suite of vibratory conveyors, which includes Iso-Flo®, Impulse®, and Horizon(TM) conveyors. He also manages Key's Turbo-Flo® steam blancher/cooker/pasteurizer, Farmco sizers and graders, Hi-Flo air cleaners, Veg-Mix(TM) blending systems, and more.
"Tyrone is managing an important group of products from early, conceptual stages through the product life cycle. He will collaborate with Key's sales, engineering, marketing, manufacturing, and operational areas to help identify and pursue new market opportunities and meet customers' needs," said Steve Johnson, Director of Marketing at Key Technology. "With his strategic product planning experience and his strong relationship-building skills, he is a great addition to our team."
Foster brings 14 years of product management experience to his new position. Most recently, he was Market Segment Manager at Tektronix. Previously, he was Senior Marketing Manager at Fluke Corporation, and prior to that, he spent 10 years at Hewlett-Packard in various positions including Senior Program Manager - Global Marketing Operations. Foster holds a bachelor's degree in microelectronic engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology.
"Key is an innovative, market-driven company that offers a strong value proposition to its customers with dependable equipment that improves efficiencies and product quality," said Foster. "In my new position, I am working closely with various departments within Key to ensure we pursue a coordinated approach to maximizing this value through both new and existing products."
About Key Technology, Inc.
Key Technology, an ISO-9001 certified company, is a leading designer and manufacturer of process automation systems, integrated electro-optical inspection and sorting systems, and processing systems. Key® systems help processors to improve quality, increase yield, and reduce cost. With worldwide sales representation, the company maintains demonstration and testing facilities at its headquarters and manufacturing divisions in Walla Walla, Washington, USA, and at Key Technology BV in Beusichem, the Netherlands. The company's common stock trades on The NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol: KTEC.
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