Ken Eldred Joins General Machine Products Company as Manufacturer's Representative

December 2010; Trevose, PA -- General Machine Products Company, Inc. (GMP) Trevose, PA, is pleased to introduce Eldred Communications, LLC as it's manufacturer's representative for the New York and New England regions. This appointment was effective as of July 1, 2010.

Headquartered in New Canaan, CT, Eldred Communications will focus on the sales of GMP products for the telecom, power utility, CATV and municipal markets; plus the contractors who serve these markets. Eldred Communications owner, Ken Eldred, is a graduate of St. John's University.

Eldred Communications will work with GMP's existing distributor base to actively demonstrate the latest specialty tools from GMP, including Fiber Optic Cable Blowing equipment, F.O. Cable Pulling equipment, the Powered Duct Rod Pusher, the Sidewinder Pull & Assist Winch, and the Ramrod Trailer-Mounted Duct Rod Pusher.

GMP welcomes the Eldred Communications Team to their existing sales force to enhance the visibility for both GMP distributors and GMP users throughout New York and New England.


With over 75 years of manufacturing and engineering excellence, General Machine Products Company, Inc., (GMP) is a global provider of a wide range of products for the telecommunications, power utility and cable television industries, and the contractors who serve them. Product applications include the placement of fiber optic, copper conductor, and coaxial cable both aerially and underground.

GMP aerial cable lashing machines, Adams® continuous duty winches and fiber optic cable pullers are accepted as the industry standard. The complete line of GMP's 1,100+ products also includes cable reels and aerial blocks, cable cutters, unique RJ plug pressing tools, fiber optic cable blowing equipment, and other specially-designed tools for the data, telecommunications, and power utility markets.

GMP's facilities include a 100,000-square-foot manufacturing plant in Trevose, PA, in suburban Philadelphia, and in Rutland, England (its CBS Products, Ltd. unit). Both facilities are equipped with a full complement of technologically advanced machine tools manned by a well-trained team of craftspeople.

More information is available online at or by contacting Ted Clemens at 215-357-5500;

GMP Contact:
Ted Clemens,

Director of Sales


PR Agency Contact:

Russ Risko,

AdSpeak Public Relations

(215) 343.6565

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