Farmington Hills, MI, February 20, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- Jervis B. Webb Company – a world leader in material handling solutions – has named Bruce Buscher as vice president of automotive & industrial sales and marketing. In this role, he is responsible for leading all aspects of automotive system sales, smart handling system sales, product sales and marketing.
“Bruce has over 24 years of experience in sales and marketing for the global market,” said Brian Stewart, senior vice president and Chief Operating Officer. “His experience and knowledge of the industry will be instrumental in helping us improve Webb’s presence in the market place.”
Before joining the Webb Company, Buscher served as vice president of sales and marketing for Pro-face America, which functions as the North American headquarters for Digital Electronics Corporation, a Japanese-based automation company. Prior to that, he served on the Board of Directors for PLCopen and was vice president of Wizdom Controls, a PC-based control company. His experience also includes tenure as a product manager at Johnson Controls.
Buscher earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial technology from Mankato State University in Mankato, Minn., and pursued his Master’s of Business Administration degree at North Central College in Naperville, Ill.
Jervis B. Webb Company is a world leader in developing innovative material handling technology and systems. The privately owned corporation specializes in the design, engineering, installation and support of integrated systems used in the automotive, airport, beverage, warehousing and manufacturing industries. Webb is headquartered in Farmington Hills, Mich., with manufacturing locations in Harbor Springs and Boyne City, Mich.; Carlisle, S.C.; Canada; India; and China. The company was founded in 1919 by Jervis B. Webb who invented the forged rivetless chain conveyor that helped revolutionize mass production.