To further strengthen its customer sales, service and application support, Jorgensen Conveyors and Filtration Solutions has announced several promotions and a key new hire within its sales and management teams. The company has named Chuck D’Amico as its new president and CEO, brought on board Karl Kleppek as new director of sales and marketing, and appointed Dustin Krueger to the position of manager of engineering.
A third-generation owner and grandson of the company's founders, new President and CEO Chuck D'Amico has served Jorgensen for 26 years during a period of significant growth as Manufacturing Manager, Vice President of Manufacturing and Director of Operations. With a background that includes long experience in engineering, operations, process improvement, productivity and quality, D'Amico has been instrumental in enhancing Jorgensen's manufacturing operations with the latest technologies and has a broad understanding of all aspects of the manufacturing process. He is committed to leveraging the company's respected traditions in bringing new, innovative products to market.
Chuck assumed his new role upon the retirement of former Co-Principle John D’Amico. John managed North American sales, marketing, engineering and product development and was a member of the core executive team – helping to set strategy for the organization that more than doubled in size during his tenure. John remains an owner and member of the board.
With extensive executive-level sales, business-development and marketing experience, Kleppek brings to Jorgensen more than 30 years of professional experience. He has served leading companies in the manufacturing realm, including GF Machining Solutions, FANUC America and Siemens Energy and Automation, and in his new role will focus on ensuring that every customer’s needs are met with the right solution for overcoming their specific production challenges.
With nearly 15 years of service at Jorgensen, Krueger has spent his entire professional career with the company, most recently as Engineering Lead Person and Product Development Engineer. Beginning in a variety of roles, from assembler to shipping prepper, he has advanced his capabilities, earning an associate degree with honors in electronic engineering technology and rising through the ranks to hold design responsibilities for all of Jorgensen's product lines.
About Jorgensen Conveyors & Filtration Solutions
With over 70 years of experience in designing and manufacturing advanced conveyor, coolant filtration and material handling solutions for the machine tool, fluid filtration, metalworking, unit handling and recycling industries, Jorgensen Conveyors & Filtration Solutions offers a wide range of standard and customized systems to companies across North America and globally. All products are engineered to provide high quality, cost effective, application-based product solutions for even the most demanding environments.
For problem free production and material handling without bottlenecks caused by maintenance intensive systems, poor chip management or coolant filtration, the company manufactures reliable, innovative conveyor and filtration solutions, including MunchMan®, EcoFilter®, Filterveyor®, ShuttlePro and UVS Ecologic Control® systems.
Jorgensen sets the industry standard for quality, reliability, and value for all your material handling needs.
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