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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Brian Brown Named Director, EPC Projects

                                                                              For Immediate Release

General Kinematics

Marketing Dept.: (815) 444-3521




General Kinematics welcomes Brian Brown as the new Director, EPC Projects, working directly for the company’s systems division. Seeking the next challenge in his career, Brian joins GK Systems after a 27-year career at Vulcan Engineering Co. With the dramatic growth in its foundry systems business, GK Systems is adding national expertise to support the design and building of greenfield foundries.

GK Systems handles end-to-end management of turnkey system projects. The Foundry Systems Group has unrivaled experience covering everything from greenfield projects to line expansions. At the core of our work is the General Kinematics line of FOUNDRY-RATED™ products, covering 40,000+ installations in 35 countries. Brian’s years of experience will support the growth of this division.

Brian commented, “I’m proud of my work over the past couple of decades, and I knew I wanted to be a part of the largest foundry expansion projects coming down the line. GK is providing me with the opportunity to lead those efforts with the support of an incredibly team-oriented group of experts”.

“The volume of work we currently have necessitates bringing in someone with Brian’s skill set. He’ll be able to make an immediate, positive impact with our customers”, stated Jim Egan, Vice President of North American Sales.

Brian will work remotely from his home near Birmingham, AL, frequently traveling to the GK Systems office in Cedar Rapids, IA.

Those interested in contacting Brian with questions, comments, and concerns about greenfield or expansion EPC projects can contact him via the contact information provided below::

Brian Brown

Brian M. Brown, P.E.



About General Kinematics

General Kinematics Corporation, incorporated in 1960, was established to market, design, and custom fabricates innovative vibratory materials handling and processing equipment. Today, the company is one of the world’s largest suppliers of vibratory processing equipment, having held more than 200 worldwide patents, and is a significant contributor to vibrating equipment design and application technical advancement. General Kinematics serves a worldwide customer base through a network of engineering-oriented independent sales representatives who cover major industrial markets throughout the United States. International markets are serviced from subsidiary operations and through a combination of representatives, licensed manufacturers, and strategic alliances with leading industry-specific organizations in other strategic locations. Today, more than 50,000 General Kinematics units have been installed in virtually all of the world’s industrialized countries. As new process and efficiency challenges emerge, General Kinematics is qualified to address these needs with advanced technology, innovative engineering, new materials, and manufacturing techniques. All applied to improving customer productivity and profitability while meeting ever more stringent requirements. Today, GK knows no limit in our ability to provide a broad level of engineering support and capacity that other companies cannot offer. We bring a 360-degree view to the whole process picture, often supplying engineering resources our customers do not have or wish to fund internally.

General Kinematics Corporation, incorporated in 1960, was established to market, design, and custom fabricate innovative vibratory equipment for the foundry, recycling, mining, and processing industries. Today the company continues as one of the world’s largest suppliers of vibratory processing equipment and has evolved into an industry-leading EPC firm. Headquartered in Crystal Lake, IL, General Kinematics has seven global locations providing engineering and support to a world-wide customer base. GK is a third generation, family-owned company and is ISO 9001 certified.

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