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Eriez Announces Promotion of John Klinge to Market Manager-Sanitary

Press release date: July 29, 2014

Erie, PA– Charlie Ingram, Eriez Vice President of Sales and Marketing, announces the promotion of John Klinge to Market Manager-Sanitary. In this new position, Klinge will lead the Eriez Sanitary Team and take on primary responsibility for developing and implementing selling strategies to expand the sales of all Eriez products into the pharmaceutical, chemical, plastics, food and packaging markets.

“Since joining Eriez in 2008 as a Technical Representative, John has excelled at developing Eriez business. In his most recent role as Product Manager-Metal Detection, he spearheaded the successful 2013 release of our new Xtreme Metal Detector,” says Ingram. “Thanks in large part to John’s efforts, sales of the Xtreme Metal Detector have exceeded forecast and prompted our decision to double the metal detector manufacturing space at our Erie, PA, Headquarters plant this summer.”

Prior to joining Eriez, Klinge served as a Captain in the U.S. Army. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and business, and military science from the University of Pittsburgh. He went on to recently earn a master’s degree in business administration from Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

Klinge, his wife and two daughters live in Erie, PA.

Eriez is recognized as world authority in separation technologies. The company’s magnetic lift and separation, metal detection, materials feeding, screening, conveying and controlling equipment have application in the process, metalworking, packaging, plastics, rubber, recycling, mining, aggregate and textile industries. Eriez manufactures and markets these products through 12 international facilities located on six continents. For more information, call toll-free (888) 300-ERIEZ (3743) within the U.S. and Canada. For online users, visit or send email to Eriez World Headquarters is located at 2200 Asbury Road, Erie, PA 16506.

Ed Stevens, Stevens Strategic Communications

John Blicha, Eriez


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