Southampton, PA, October 26, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- NewAge Industries announces the appointments of Robert Volk as its new Director of Manufacturing and Stephen Kuhns as National Sales Manager. Volk is a mechanical engineer with considerable experience in thermoplastic injection molding, product development and team management. Kuhns is a returning employee having worked for NewAge from 1983 to 1995 in inside and outside sales positions as well as management.
Volk’s responsibilities include manufacturing process development and improvement, new product manufacturing, and overseeing NewAge’s thermoset and thermoplastic manufacturing teams. He will also work closely with the company’s Quality team, helping to ensure and maintain the quality of NewAge’s products, specifically those from its AdvantaPure(R) high purity line. Volk previously worked in the food, toy, automotive, and medical device industries in roles that included design engineering, project management, tool engineering, new product development, lean implementation and manufacturing.
NewAge targets both industrial and clean application industries, and Kuhns is responsible for growing the industrial sector and providing an increased field presence. He will focus on expanding business with the company’s current customers, strengthening its distribution network, and researching new business opportunities. Kuhns’ familiarity with the product line has given him and the company a distinct advantage, as he was able to quickly get up-to-speed on new and improved products. Kuhns was employed in sales and territory management in the insurance premium finance industry before returning to NewAge.
For more information on these new appointments, contact the Fluid Transfer Specialists(R) at NewAge Industries, Inc., 145 James Way, Southampton, PA 18966; phone 800-506-3924 or 215-526-2300; fax 800-837-1856 or 215-526-2190; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: http://www.newageindustries.com.
About NewAge Industries and AdvantaPure(R)
In business since 1954, NewAge Industries manufactures and fabricates thermoplastic and thermoset tubing in both reinforced and unreinforced styles. The company offers an overall product quality rating of 99.7%, provides extensive custom extrusion and fabrication capabilities, and services customers worldwide. NewAge Industries maintains a large inventory and prides itself on same-day shipment of 99% of orders for its core product lines. In 2006, NewAge initiated an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) for the benefit of both its employees and customers.
The AdvantaPure division of NewAge Industries is ISO 9001:2008 certified and specializes in high purity tubing, hose, single use systems, manifolds, and other molded components for the pharmaceutical, biomedical, food, beverage, and chemical industries. All products are manufactured, stored, and shipped using the cleanest methods possible to ensure unsurpassed product purity. RFID systems, including gamma stable tags and labels, are offered by NewAge’s new Verigenics(R) division.
NewAge(R), NewAge Industries AdvantaPure(R), Verigenics(R), and “Fluid Transfer Specialists(R)” are trademarks of NewAge(R) Industries, Inc.