People, Places & Things
Palram Americas announced Dan Rustin has joined the team in the role of Flat Sheet Business Unit Manager. Rustin will be responsible for the strategic direction and product portfolio for both the Industrial Plastics and Sign & Display markets. He will lead a well-seasoned sales team consisting of Mike Swimm, Jon Hedges, Tony Martin and Joe Denlinger, in addition to corresponding independent representatives.
Biesse announced that Randy Jamison has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing in North America. He previously held positions in the company as Vice President of Sales for the Wood Division and as Brand Manager for Selco Panel Saws, Biesse America and Canada. His more than 25 years of industry experience and insights into Biesse’s success in North America will greatly assist the company’s Wood, Advanced Materials, Glass and Stone Divisions in their sales, distribution and marketing strategies.
Curbell Plastics, Inc. named Rich Ineson business manager of the company’s growing Phoenix location. As business manager, he now oversees all aspects of Curbell’s services in Phoenix, including customer service, inside and outside sales, component fabrication, and warehouse operations. Ineson is a 31-year veteran of Curbell Plastics who most recently served as district sales manager and spent more than two decades in outside sales. His well-rounded career at Curbell also found him handling inside sales, warehouse work, and part fabrication.
Asahi/America, Inc. announced the addition of Steve Cardwell to its outside sales team. Cardwell joined Asahi/America in January 2019 as district sales manager for Northern California and Northern Nevada. Cardwell’s background includes 18 years of thermoplastic piping system experience with a focus on high purity and chemical piping systems in the semiconductor, pharmaceutical and water treatment industries.