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Spurgeon Named Eriez Product Manager-Metal Detection

Press release date: July 29, 2014

Erie, PA– Jeff Kaveney, Eriez Manager-Product Marketing and Administration, announces that Ray Spurgeon has assumed the role of Product Manager-Metal Detection. Spurgeon will now oversee and handle metal detection inquiries, OEM and major account growth, orders, product development and improvements, marketing, training and sales forecasts as well as other functions.

Since joining Eriez in 1995, Spurgeon has served in various capacities within the company. Prior to becoming Product Manager-Inspection Systems, he was Assistant Product Manager-Metal Detection. In his most recent role as Accounts Manager-Inspection Systems, he assisted with the successful 2013 release of Eriez’ new Xtreme Metal Detector and was responsible for the development of new OEMs and major accounts for this line.

“Ray’s breadth of experience, extensive product knowledge and training acumen will be invaluable as he takes on this new challenge of leading of the fast-growing metal detector product group,” says Kaveney. "With Ray’s proven track record of success and his immense talent and energy, we are confident he will flourish in his new position.”

Spurgeon lives 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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