Edwards Boosts Local US Presence and Enhances Expertise in Application Solutions Three New Experienced Regional Appointments Will Deliver Value-Added Service and Practical Customer Vacuum Process Solutions Business Wire NIAGARA, New York -- July 25, 2013 Edwards Group Limited (NASDAQ: EVAC), a leading manufacturer of sophisticated vacuum products and abatement systems and a global provider of related value-added services, today announced the addition of three new senior U.S. team members, each experts in the practical application of vacuum technology in manufacturing processes. These three new team members demonstrate Edwards’ ongoing commitment to providing customers with highly trained and knowledgeable account managers and technical support. They will be focused on delivering practical solutions and approaching each customer challenge with personal insight and application experience. Each will be supported by Edwards’ global technology and service teams, leveraging the expertise and track record of the world’s largest vacuum and abatement solutions provider. Tom Burke has been appointed to lead the Central Region team and brings to the role significant experience in industrial manufacturing. Most recently he has been involved in Edward’s game-changing work in steel degassing technology, along with a background of over 12 years with the Tuthill Corporation as dry pump sales manager and Midwest regional sales manager. Ron Hawranko joins Edwards with 26 years of experience to manage key accounts across the Eastern Region and brings many years of delivering practical solutions to customers, including most recently as a sales engineer working directly on vacuum applications for a measurement company. Dave Deiwert has joined Edwards as a key account manager for many of the Midwestern states, and has longstanding vacuum technology expertise together with managing customer loyalty and satisfaction programs. He brings particular expertise from his prior role at Vacuum Instrument Corporation in Dayton, Ohio. “We are thrilled to have three exceptional professionals joining the Edwards’ team to help us support our customer partnerships,” said Lisa Gagnon, general vacuum sales director - Americas. “Edwards is committed to investing in the U.S. and providing experienced resources to key local geographies. This is the best way of ensuring we remain close to our customers, understanding their particular needs and allowing them to receive the best support and insight quickly and efficiently.” Edwards has made significant investment in its North American business, including expanding its headquarters in Niagara, New York, along with investing in local support and customer service. Edwards brings an unparalleled level of application knowledge to assist customers where the use of vacuum technology is a key enabler in their manufacturing processes. For further information about Edwards please visit www.edwardsvacuum.com. Contact: Edwards Rebecca Walder +44 (0) 1293 603103 Rebecca.Walder@edwardsvacuum.com
Edwards Boosts Local US Presence and Enhances Expertise in Application Solutions
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