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Welker Names Dan Kneller and Tim Thomas as Chief Officers

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Welker Engineered Products, Inc.
1401 Piedmont Ave.
Troy, MI, 48083

Press release date: April 3, 2014

Welker Engineered Products is pleased to announce the promotion of two key executives. Dan Kneller has been appointed Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer. Tim Thomas has been appointed Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. The announcement was made by Dale Van Wulfen, President and CEO of Welker.

Kneller brings knowledge and experience to the position of Chief Revenue Officer, with over 35 years sales experience and management at Welker, a BS from Iowa State University and an MBA from Eastern Michigan University. He will be responsible for implementing Welker’s strategic plan for growth and market diversification.

As Chief Operating Officer, Thomas will assure that Welker meets or exceeds customer expectations, from design to order processing to manufacture and shipment. A multiple-patent holder with a proven 25-year track record for successful application-focused solutions, he will continue to oversee product development. Thomas has a BS in chemical engineering from Michigan State University.

Together, Kneller and Thomas have been instrumental in driving Welker forward to become a leading manufacturer of automation components. They will continue to expand Welker’s product offerings by remaining at the forefront of customer relationships, keeping pace with automation technology.

About Welker

For more than 80 years, Welker Engineered Products has helped manufacturers achieve their objectives of performance and reliability. Serving the automotive and transportation, industrial, agricultural, marine and special machine industries among others, Welker prides itself in its ability to assess the application needs of its customers and provide innovative solutions. Long recognized for expertise in self-lubricating plane bearing technologies, over the last 20 years Welker has developed many "Best-in-Class" automation components. These products complement Welker's plane bearing technologies by providing maintenance free solutions for today's flexible manufacturing environment. Welker produces standard components for locating, clamping, sliding, lifting, ejecting, transporting, stopping and rotating applications. For more info, visit
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