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PESA Member ARI-Armaturen USA Names David Melcher President/CEO

PESA congratulates David Melcher on his recent promotion to President/CEO of ARI-Armaturen USA

Since joining ARI-Armaturen USA, LP in April 2013 as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, David has been successful in the formation of a dedicated and accomplished sales team, which has established ARI-Armaturen with its vast range of valves for steam and thermal oil applications including Reyco pressure relief valves as a strong competitor in the North American Market. David has 42 years of successful experience in the valve business having worked for multiple valve manufacturers.

With these companies he has held senior positions in accounting, product sales, and aftermarket management with key roles in sales strategy development and product management.

We also congratulate Erik Heck on his promotion to Vice President Operations. Erik has served ARI-Armaturen and its former partnership, AR Safety Systems, since 2010 as General Manager of the manufacturing facility in Houston, TX. Erik’s expertise in Engineering, Quality, Production and Inventory Control will serve him well in his new role.

David and Erik are tasked with continuing to expand the ARI-Armaturen footprint in the U.S.A and continue to follow its strategic growth plan to offer industrial valves made in the U.S.A./Germany to a wide range of customers across various sectors in the North American markets.



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