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4B Components Promotes Knapp to VP

January 14, 2015

4B Components Ltd, a worldwide manufacturer of material handling and electronic components for bucket elevators and conveyors, has promoted Brian Knapp to the position of vice president with responsibility for technical sales and service for the Electronics Div.

“Brian has done a tremendous job managing the Tech Team and has also become a valuable asset to the electronics sales department providing daily engineering support and technical input,” said Johnny Wheat, 4B president. “This promotion is well deserved recognition for the dedication and commitment that Brian has provided to the company over the last ten years”

After graduating from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Science degree, Knapp started at 4B in 2005 as an engineer within the Electronics Department, and became tech team manager in 2010. He is an active member of the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and has made numerous industry presentations on the subject of Hazard Monitoring.

Founded in the 1971 as a subsidiary of The Braime Group, 4B has been an industry leader in developing material handling components for the agricultural and industrial sectors. The company’s product line ranges from elevator buckets, elevator bolts, and drop forged conveyor chain to level monitors, speed switches, and hazard monitoring systems.

With offices in North America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia, along with a worldwide network of distributors, 4B can provide practical solutions for applications in any location.

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