FKI Logistex Warehouse And Distribution Names Key Executive Posts |

FKI Logistex Warehouse And Distribution Names Key Executive Posts

August 192004
Senior-level moves will realign group

(Cincinnati, OH: August 19, 2004) FKI Logistex® (, a global leader in integrated material handling solutions, announces the promotion of several senior-level executives to key posts in its FKI Logistex Warehouse and Distribution North America group.

A one-stop material handling provider for technologies that include conveyor systems, sortation, and pick-to-light, FKI Logistex Warehouse and Distribution designs high-accuracy, high-speed, high-reliability order fulfillment solutions. The group's new executive appointments, made by group president John Westendorf, extend across important customer and regional operations, and are effective immediately.

In customer operations, Chuck Waddle moves to executive vice president, sales and systems engineering; Ken Buzek moves to executive vice president, project management and installation; and Gary Cash moves to vice president, product management.

At the group's Cincinnati, Ohio and Danville, Kentucky units, the promotions are: Bob Duplain, senior vice president and CFO; Arlo Bromley, vice president, engineering; Terry Wesley, vice president, manufacturing; John Moore, director, customer service and support; and Pete Eschmeyer, director, quality and ISO.

In Emeryville and Napa, California, the new appointments include: Steve Downs, general manager and CFO, with responsibility over finance, human resources, and administration; Farrokh Bhathena, vice president, operations; Mark Hein, vice president, product development; and Hazem Nashif, chief technology officer.

"I look forward to the contributions of each of these professionals as we work together to make FKI Logistex the premier single-source material handling supplier to the warehouse and distribution market," says Westendorf.

For sales information, please e-mail [email protected]. For marketing information, please e-mail [email protected].

About FKI Logistex North America
FKI Logistex® North America ( is a leading provider of automated material handling solutions, supplying its customers with an integrated set of leading-edge technologies in high-speed sortation, conveyor systems, carousels, palletizing, paperless pick products, AS/RS, controls, order processing software, RFID implementation, warehouse control systems, and total materials handling automation.

FKI Logistex Airport, Post and Parcel integrates high-speed sortation and conveying systems to meet the high-throughput needs of postal and parcel customers, and provides advanced baggage handling, security, and RFID track-and-tracing for airports of all sizes. FKI Logistex Manufacturing Systems builds automated material handling systems using state-of-the-art technology for storing, picking, ID solutions, palletizing, kitting, packing and shipping that enable manufacturers to process more orders per day at a lower cost. FKI Logistex Warehouse and Distribution designs high-accuracy, high-speed, high-reliability material handling, sortation, and order fulfillment solutions for warehouses and distribution centers that shrink the supply chain and maximize material handling ROI.

With projects that include many of the world's most advanced material handling operations, FKI Logistex is home to the industry's most successful and recognized brands, including Alvey palletizers, Buschman conveyors, Cleco cranes and AS/RS solutions, Crisplant sorters and baggage handling applications, IoSystems supervisory and automated control systems, Mathews conveyors, Real Time Solutions order fulfillment and picking solutions, and White carousels and automated storage solutions. For sales information, contact FKI Logistex by phone at (877) 935-4564 or by e-mail at [email protected].

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