Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) has announced a new organizational structure to its North American sales team, adding three new hires and promoting a veteran employee. The company’s new Separation Technology Specialists (STS) will focus on applications of core solutions including BHS Tri-Disc™ screens, Nihot air density products and NRT In-Flight Sorting® optical sorters.
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BHS North American Sales Team
BHS North American Sales Team
The BHS North American Sales Team (Left to Right): Ken Smakula, Rich Reardon, Richard Sweet, Randy Roy, James Haidos, Eric Winkler and Travis Curtis
The all-new STS Team consists of Travis Curtis, Randy Roy and Richard Sweet. Curtis, having been at BHS subsidiary NRT since 2014, joins BHS to cover the Southeast & Central US. Roy, newly hired to BHS, will cover the Northeastern US and Eastern Canada. Richard Sweet, promoted from within to the position of Senior Applications Engineer, will cover the Northwestern US and Western Canada along with having responsibility for continuous technical training for the entire BHS salesforce.
Integrated systems for material recovery in single-stream, mixed-waste, construction and demolition, and compost and organics recycling, as well as plastics recovery facilities (PRFs), are the lifeblood of BHS. Projects of this size and scale are the responsibility of BHS Regional Sales Managers (RSMs). New to this role are Ken Smakula, covering the US Atlantic Coast, and James Haidos, responsible for the Central US and Eastern Canada. “We’re managing growth and have planned these actions to help solidify our role as valued consultants to our clients,” said Pierpont. “I’m delighted with the caliber of representatives we’ve added as our customers deserve the best-trained, and most competent and professional team in our industry.”
Additions to the BHS Team
Ken Smakula, Regional Sales Manager • Atlantic Coast States
Ken has nearly three decades of experience as a senior sales manager focusing on clinical laboratory automation including system design. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Technology from Clarion University of Pennsylvania and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-505-1413.
James Haidos, Regional Sales Manager • Central States & Eastern Canada
For the last eight years, James excelled as Sales Development Manager for a publicly traded Silicon Valley tech company supplying automated equipment into the commercial print business. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Northern Illinois University and can be reached at email@example.com or 541- 507-1695.
Randy Roy, Separation Technology Specialist • Northeast States & Eastern Canada
Previous to joining BHS, Randy managed technical field service for an Italian manufacturer of digital imaging equipment. Randy is a graduate of the RCC Institute of Technology (Ontario, Canada) Electronics Engineering Technology program and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 416-605-7583.
Travis Curtis, Separation Technology Specialist • Central and Southwest
Travis has been developing his optical sorter expertise with BHS subsidiary NRT since 2014, and now adds BHS and Nihot to his offerings. Travis is a graduate of Clemson University with a BA in business administration and can be reached at email@example.com or 615-945-3553.
BHS Veteran Sales Team
Rich Reardon, Regional Sales Manager • Southwest
firstname.lastname@example.org / 541-525-6106
Richard Sweet, Senior Applications Engineer • Northwest
email@example.com / 541-513-8253
Eric Winkler, Regional Sales Manager • Northwest
firstname.lastname@example.org / 360-772-7366
Bulk Handling Systems (BHS)
Headquartered in Eugene, OR, BHS is a worldwide leader in the innovative design, engineering, manufacturing and installation of sorting systems and components for the solid waste, recycling, waste-to-energy, and construction and demolition industries. Wholly-owned subsidiaries include Nihot (Amsterdam), NRT (Nashville, TN) and Zero Waste Energy (Lafayette, CA). Clients around the globe choose BHS because of its experience, dedication to cutting-edge technology, quality construction and durability, and unmatched customer service. BHS has built some of the largest and most durable MRFs in the world – and they are achieving the highest throughput, recovery, and purity rates in the industry.
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