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Southampton, PA, United States, 2008/08/27 - The newly created position of Distribution Sales Manager addresses the needs of NewAge’s increasing number of distributors. 23-year employee Fred Pfaff has been appointed to the job. Annabelle Black, 22 years, now handles inside sales management.
NewAge® Industries, Inc. has appointed Fred Pfaff to the newly created position of Distribution Sales Manager. Additionally Inside Sales Manager Annabelle Black now handles responsibility for the company’s entire inside sales team. The changes were made to better meet the needs of the company’s increasing number of distributors.
NewAge Industries manufactures plastic and rubber tubing and hose at its 240,000-square-foot facility in Upper Southampton Township, Bucks County, PA. The company’s products are used in industries such as appliance, medical, food and beverage, laboratory, general industrial, recreational vehicles and equipment, packaging, maintenance, and more. Its AdvantaPure® group manufactures tubing, hose, single-use process systems, injection-molded sanitary silicone components, and RFID solutions for pharmaceutical, biomedical, chemical, and other high-purity applications.
Fred Pfaff, who has been with the company for nearly 23 years in various sales positions, is now responsible for managing NewAge’s entire distributorship for the industrial and high-purity product lines. The company’s Director of Sales, David Schwass, previously handled this responsibility and will now focus primarily on new strategic directives as well as visits to key national and international customers and prospects. Pfaff’s new duties include supervising and managing all distributors, qualifying new ones, and developing targeted opportunities for distribution. He previously shared management of the company’s inside sales team.
A 22-year employee, Annabelle Black has held positions in both the accounting and sales departments and most recently shared management of the company’s inside sales team. She now supervises the entire inside sales group and continues to be responsible for growing existing customers and developing new prospects.
NewAge Industries highly values its employees and initiated an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) a few years ago. It has a strong history of promoting from within and rewarding long-term team members.
About NewAge Industries and AdvantaPure
In business since 1954, NewAge Industries manufactures and fabricates thermoplastic and thermoset tubing and hose. The company offers one of the broadest product lines of tubing, hose, and fittings in the U.S., and its custom extrusion and fabrication services are unrivaled. NewAge Industries maintains a large inventory and prides itself on same-day shipment of 98% of orders for its core product lines. In 2006, NewAge initiated an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) for the benefit of both its employees and customers.
The AdvantaPure division of NewAge Industries specializes in clean products for the pharmaceutical, biomedical, food, beverage, chemical, and cosmetic industries. All products are manufactured, stored, and shipped using the cleanest methods possible to ensure unsurpassed product purity.
NewAge, AdvantaPure, and “Fluid Transfer Specialists” are registered trademarks of NewAge Industries, Inc.