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Key Technology Appoints Process Systems Product Manager

April 15, 2014

Key Technology has appointed Peter Wood as process systems product manager. Wood is responsible for planning and managing activities that support the development and sales of Key’s Smart Shaker suite of vibratory conveyors that includes Iso-Flo, Impulse, and Horizon conveyors. He also manages Key’s other processing systems products, including sizers and graders, food pumps, air cleaners, and more.
 
“Peter is managing important groups of products that help food processors increase yield and maximize product quality while improving productivity,” said Steve Johnson, senior director of global marketing at Key Technology. “He is collaborating with various departments at Key to ensure we pursue a coordinated strategy to satisfying customers around the world. With Peter’s strong professional experience and his customer focus, he is a great addition to our organization.”
 
Wood brings almost 20 years of product and account management experience to his new position. He spent 10 years at the Packaging Equipment Div. of Alcoa in various positions including account manager and product manager, and most recently, he was market segment leader at Climax Portable Machining & Welding Systems. Wood holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, a bachelor’s degree in business administration, and earned his MBA from the University of Denver.
 
“Key is respected as an industry leader with world-class conveying solutions and innovative processing systems as well as the most complete source of high-performance digital sorting systems,” said Wood. “Add the company’s unwavering commitment to superior customer service, and we’ve got a value proposition that is unmatched in the food industry. I’m excited to manage the product groups that include specialized conveyors and process automation systems to maximize the value these technologies bring to customers.”

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