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FKI Logistex Promotes Bob Duplain as President of the Warehouse and Distribution Division

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FKI Logistex Promotes Bob Duplain as President of the Warehouse and Distribution Division
(Cincinnati, OH: December 21, 2005) FKI Logistex®, a global leader in integrated material handling solutions, announces the appointment of Bob Duplain as president of the Warehouse and Distribution division of FKI Logistex North America. A seasoned senior-level executive, Duplain is promoted to the new position from his previous role as acting division president. He succeeds John Westendorf, now president of sister division FKI Hardware Group.

A 10-year veteran of FKI Logistex, Duplain served as Warehouse and Distribution divisional senior vice president and CFO, with responsibilities over various areas of finance, operations and administration, prior to assuming the acting leadership role.

Duplain's former positions include vice president and controller of Sheffield Measurement, a metrology equipment manufacturer, and CFO and corporate controller of the Dayton Walther Corporation, an automotive components manufacturer. A certified public accountant, Duplain holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Ohio State University and a Master of Business Administration in Accounting from Wright State University.

"Bob's experience and skill has proved invaluable in successfully managing the Warehouse and Distribution division," says Steve Ackerman, president, FKI Logistex North America. "I look forward to working with Bob to further our goals of making FKI Logistex the leading supplier of integrated material handling systems for the warehouse and distribution market."

About FKI Logistex
FKI Logistex® (www.fkilogistex.com) is a leading global provider of automated material handling solutions, supplying its customers with an integrated set of leading-edge technologies in high-speed sortation, conveyor systems, palletizing, paperless pick products, AS/RS, controls, order fulfillment systems, RFID implementation, EDS integration, baggage handling systems, warehouse control systems, and total material handling automation.

FKI Logistex provides material handling solutions for airports, postal facilities, parcel distribution, manufacturing operations, library automation, and for warehouse and distribution facilities. With projects that include many of the world's largest and most advanced material handling operations, FKI Logistex has manufacturing, engineering and support facilities around the world. For more information on FKI Logistex, click here to visit the FKI Logistex media center. For general sales information, contact FKI Logistex by phone at +1.877.935.4564 in North America, +44 (0) 8706 060120 in Europe, or +86 21 52372255 in Asia. Contact FKI Logistex by e-mail at [email protected].
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