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New Recruit Haider to              supportive. I am looking  forward to   tion in Sea Isle City, NJ.
         Focus on Caldwell’s RUD /          working in the sectors I am  already   “As we continue to grow and expand
         TECODS Range                       familiar with in addition to those that   into new  markets, we feel Tim will
           Rockford, Illinois-based The Caldwell   will  be  new  to  me—offshore,  onshore,   bring a fresh new perspective and out-
         Group Inc.  has named Aftab Haider   hoist manufacturers,  and the enter-  look to Chant’s sales efforts. Tim’s sales
         Regional  Sales  Manager,  Canada and   tainment sector, for example. Broadly,   experience and background will help us
         USA, specializing in the TECDOS and   it is an exciting opportunity to join  a   expand and navigate Chant’s outreach
         hoist lines of RUD.                dynamic, growing business portfolio.”  globally.” said Phil Chant, President of
           For approx.  18 months, Caldwell   Haider will report to Darrin Noe, Di-  Chant Engineering.
         and the RUD Group have united their   rector  of Sales at Caldwell, who  said:   “Tim will be a tremendous asset for
         sales and marketing activities in North   “As we’ve reported in other personnel   Chant. We are confident he will be able
         America  for  material handling  and   announcements, it is important that our   to help us successfully drive sales into
                                            new recruits fit the profile and culture of   new markets and continue to grow our
                                            the company. Aftab also brings a wealth   existing customer base. Tim is excited
                                            of experience to the position and we look   to get started and will put us on track
                                            forward to leveraging that to the benefit   to have a record year in 2020 that will
                                            of the RUD / TECDOS ranges—indeed,   coincide with our upcoming 50th Anni-
                                            the entire product portfolio.” Haider can   versary celebration. As a key decision
                                            be contacted at aftab.haider@rud.com.  maker,  Tim  will  energize  and  rejuve-
                                                                               nate Chant’s sales and marketing ef-
                                            Chant Engineering                  forts”, said Phil Chant.
                                            Welcomes Tim Bollenbach              For more information on Chant En-
                                            as Sales Manager                   gineering, visit their website at www.
                                              Chant Engineering Co. Inc. is pleased   chantengineering.com.
                                            to welcome Tim Bollenbach to its team.
                                            Tim will assume the newly created role  Schroeder to Oversee RUD,
                                            of Sales Manager at Chant. Tim’s past  Caldwell and Renfroe
                                            experience includes 10+ years of expe-  Ranges
                                            rience as a Key Account and National   Rockford, Illinois-based The Caldwell
                                            Sales Manager at SKF Groups which   Group  Inc.  has  named Jay Schroeder
                     Aftab Haider           will  help Chant increase  its sales  ef-  Regional Sales Manager. He will over-
                                            forts and grow our customer base. Tim   see sales for RUD, Caldwell and Ren-
         lifting devices within a common orga-  is a native Pennsylvanian who grew   froe products in the eastern half of the
         nization. However, the TECDOS and   up in Ivyland, PA. He will be based at   U.S. and Canada.
         hoist products are relatively new to the   Chant’s headquarters in New Britain,   Schroeder said: “The RUD / Caldwell
         Caldwell / RUD partnership in the U.S.   PA. Tim is a big Philadelphia Eagles   partnership has been a very good move
         and Canada.                        fan and he also enjoys spending quality   by both companies. Not only did it al-
           Haider will initially be responsible for   time with his family who loves to vaca-  low Caldwell to provide a complete
         promoting these German-made hoist
         chains and the TECDOS range, which is
         a broad portfolio of RUD components—
         from  chains  to  drives—for  technically
         demanding material handling and oth-
         er  applications.  The  RUD  /  TECDOS
         ranges falls under Caldwell’s Rigall
         division. Haider will travel extensively
         as he builds connections with both the
         dealer  network  and  end  users  directly
         to promote these products and services.
           Previously, Haider worked for CECO
         Environmental, offering air pollution
         control technologies; and STT Enviro
         Corp, providing chemical bulk handling
         systems and solutions.  He pointed to
         the  synergies  in  customer  base  with
         Caldwell, including  representatives
         at mines, steel mills, water treatment
         plants, and in the automotive industry.
           However,  he  acknowledged:  “I am
         new  to the TECDOS  range and hoist
         chains,  and have already engaged in
         extensive training on these products.
         The team has also been tremendously   Phil Chant (left) shaking hands with Tim Bollenbach.

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