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Nilfisk CFM Names New Director of Sales

July 16, 2008
Nilfisk CFM, a leading industrial vacuum manufacturer, has announced Joe Wintsch as their new director of sales for North America. Wintsch will be responsible for driving sales efforts in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, which includes overseeing the company’s 20-member direct sales force and extensive range of distributors and dealers throughout North America.

Wintsch brings over 20 years of industrial sales management experience to the organization. Prior to Nilfisk, he served as vice president of sales at Houghton International Inc., a 142-year-old- Philadelphia-based global specialty chemical company. During his sales leadership at Houghton, Wintsch spearheaded a new business initiative contributing to Houghton’s record revenues and profits in 2006 and 2007.

In addition to his sales management expertise, Wintsch offers first-hand knowledge of the various other aspects of industrial manufacturing and distribution. He spent nine years with The Tilley Chemical Company as a product manager and five years with Bausch & Lomb Inc., Diecraft Division.

Part of Nilfisk-Advance A/S and a member of the Danish NKT group, Nilfisk CFM is based in Malvern, Pennsylvania and Zocca, Italy. The division specializes in HEPA/ULPA-filtered industrial vacuums and has manufacturing facilities in Denmark, Italy, China, Sweden, Hungary, Germany, and the U.S. with district salesmen and distributors in all 50 states, Mexico, and Canada. The company’s core markets include food, pharmaceuticals, metalworking/powder coating, electronics, and government/military. For more information, visit www.stop-the-dust.com.