Crystal Lake Illinois-August 1, 2011- General Kinematics announced today that Thomas Musschoot will be promoted to Vice President Component Sales and Marketing. Musschoot will be responsible for all Component Sales activities in his new role, as well as overseeing his current Marketing and Research & Development responsibilities.
 
General Kinematics also announced that Randy Smith, the current Vice President of Component Sales, will be promoted to a new executive role overseeing global strategic projects, while also retaining his responsibilities as Vice President of Technical Services.
 
William Acton, president of General Kinematics, said, “With the rapid increase in business at General Kinematics both domestically and internationally, we had to take a hard look at meeting the needs of our customers while facing the challenges associated with the growth of our business. These changes will allow GKC to meet these challenging economic and market driven changes we now face.”
 
General Kinematics Corporation, incorporated in 1960, was established to market, design, and custom fabricate innovative vibratory materials handling and processing equipment. Today the company is one of the world’s largest suppliers of vibratory processing equipment, and is acknowledged as a major contributor to the technical advancement of vibrating equipment design and application. Today, over 50,000 General Kinematics units have been installed in virtually all of the world’s industrialized countries. For more information about General Kinematics products and services, visit the company’s website at www.generalkinematics.com.

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