For Immediate Release

General Kinematics                                                                               

Marketing Dept.: (815) 444-3594



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New Appointment of Latin American Territory Manager for Mining


Robert Alfonso General Kinematics

Robert Alfonso joined the General Kinematics team in early March as Territory Sales Manager for Latin America. A fluent Spanish speaker, Robert has spent many years living in Peru and working in the earth-moving equipment sector since 2006. With Robert’s expertise, General Kinematics is looking forward to improving our support of customers in these regions. 


On starting at GK Robert stated: “I am thrilled to work with General Kinematics, after my first weeks of training, now more than ever, It makes you feel confident when the customers themselves tell you that you’ve made the right choice”. Expressing his excitement to add to the enthusiastic GK team and contribute his knowledge and experience in an effort to improve solutions for the mining industry.


Director of International Sales & Foundry Market, Claude Hutchens had this to say about Mr. Alfonso: “We are pleased to bring Robert’s knowledge of the Latin America Mining sector to General Kinematics. This will enhance our growth in this region of the world, promoting our Two-Mass Vibratory Technology to customers who have a need for higher capacity and rugged equipment designs. Robert brings years of experience, working and developing close relationships with customers. We know that he will continue this, promoting General Kinematics.” The GK team is elated to have Robert aboard and eager to provide further support to customers. Those interested in contacting Robert with questions, comments, and concerns about GK Mining equipment can contact him via the contact information provided below.  



Robert Alfonso se unió al equipo de General Kinematics a principios de marzo como Gerente de Ventas Territoriales para América Latina. Robert, fluido en español, ha pasado muchos años viviendo en Perú y trabajando en el sector de equipos de movimiento de tierras en minería desde 2006. Con la experiencia de Robert, General Kinematics espera mejorar nuestro apoyo a los clientes en estas regiones.

Al comenzar en GK Robert declaró: “Estoy encantado en trabajar con General Kinematics y después de mis primeras semanas de entrenamiento, ahora más que nunca. Te hace sentir seguro cuando los clientes mismos te dicen que has tomado la decisión correcta”. Expresando su emoción por sumarse al entusiasta equipo de GK y aportar su conocimiento y experiencia en un esfuerzo por mejorar las soluciones para la industria minera.

El Director de Ventas Internacionales y Mercado de Fundición, Claude Hutchens, dijo lo siguiente sobre el Sr. Alfonso: “Nos complace llevar el conocimiento de Robert del sector Minería de América Latina a General Kinematics. Esto mejorará nuestro crecimiento en esta región del mundo, promoviendo nuestra tecnología vibratoria de dos masas a los clientes que necesitan una mayor capacidad y diseños de equipos resistentes. Robert trae años de experiencia, trabajando y desarrollando relaciones cercanas con los clientes. Sabemos que continuará con esto, promoviendo a General Kinematics “. El equipo de GK está exaltado por tener a Robert a bordo y ansioso por brindar más apoyo a los clientes. Aquellos interesados en contactar a Robert con preguntas, comentarios y preocupaciones sobre el equipo de GK Mining pueden contactarlo a través de la información de contacto.


Robert Alfonso


Phone: 815-307-3780



About General Kinematics

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, having held more than 200 worldwide patents, and is acknowledged as a major contributor to the technical advancement of vibrating equipment design and application.  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, over 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 uniquely 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 do not wish to fund internally.

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