John Hinz Promoted to Vice President of Engineering
Mt. Vernon, MO – We are pleased to announce the promotion of John Hinz to Vice President of Engineering reporting to John Stuart.
In this role John will have new product development, product validation, cost reduction, and field service resources both in Mt. Vernon and in Lafayette reporting directly to him while also maintaining the day to day operations at our facility in Lafayette.
John joined Reyco Granning in July of 1998 as a Senior Project Engineer for our Granning Air Suspensions/Division of Fluidrive, he was named Chief Engineer in January in 2011 and ran our Powered Vehicle division as well as our Trailer division.
John excels in his ability to identify new areas of growth for our company while maintaining a strategic edge on new and improved technology that will lead Reyco Granning and its customers into the future. We are very confident that he will succeed in this expanded role. He has the full support of the organization behind him.
Scott Ames named Manager of Business Development
Mt. Vernon, MO – We are pleased to promote Scott Ames to Manager, Business Development reporting to Drake Sarault.
In this role Scott will have three core responsibilities: 1) Managing our outside sales representatives, 2) Managing and growing our global sales accounts, & 3) Developing new business opportunities. In this final and most critical area Scott will have the mission to advance our new EVOS Business Unit.
Ellen Cameron-Rice named Manager of Customer Service
Mt. Vernon, MO – We are pleased to promote Ellen Cameron-Rice to Sales Manager, Customer Service reporting to Drake Sarault. In this role Ellen will oversee the day to day operations of the Customer Service Department and support direct and indirect customers with suspension and parts solutions. She will also support our outside sales team in their efforts to achieve sales growth through lead generation and communication.
AirMaster Product Enhancement
The Next Generation in Air Control System for Medium Duty Suspensions
Mt. Vernon, MO – The AirMaster from Reyco Granning is the latest suspension air control system in the light and medium duty markets. It incorporates an electronic, microprocessor-based height control system and was designed to improve the durability and reduce the installation complexity for Reyco’s R-Series suspensions used in Ford, Ram and GM truck applications.
Zinc Levels Now Fall Within Normal Requirements
Early 2017 testing revealed that that Reyco Granning was out of compliance regarding the Zinc levels in our water. We quickly took action through process and procedure improvement as well as onsite training to remedy the issues.
We are happy to say that our levels now fall within the requirements set forth by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources and the Environmental Protection Agency. There have been no further issues or violations noted to date.
We would like to give a big hand to all of our teams for taking time to do their part to make not only Reyco Granning a better place but also the community that we live, work and play in!