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Volkmann Appoints Fortuna to Lead North American Operations

Article-Volkmann Appoints Fortuna to Lead North American Operations

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Dominick Fortuna, president, Volkmann USA
Engineering executive has proven 25-year track record

Global process equipment manufacturer Volkmann GmbH, Soest, Germany, has named Dominick Fortuna president of Volkmann USA, Bristol, PA.

An engineering executive with a track record for driving revenue growth, improving production efficiency, and managing supply chains, Fortuna brings 25 years of experience in leading complex capital equipment projects for machinery manufacturers in a multinational environment. At Volkmann, Fortuna is responsible for the strategic direction and overall business results of the company's North American operations.

Previously the director of engineering for a pneumatic conveying systems manufacturer and general manager for a process equipment manufacturer based in China, Fortuna offers a unique perspective in serving customers in the US, Canada, and Mexico. “I'm very pleased to have found such a proven leader with technical skill and a global perspective in Dominick,” said Thilo Volkmann, CEO of the multinational, family-owned company. “With Dominick's track record of success and experience in reshaping large organizations, I'm confident in his ability to continue our growth strategy and expand our position in North America.”

Fortuna earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselear Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Troy, NY, and an International Executive MBA in International Business Strategy from Rutgers University in Shanghai, China.

Volkmann USA designs and manufactures explosion-proof pneumatic vacuum conveying systems and companion auxiliary equipment to safely transfer powders, pellets, tablets, and other bulk materials from one point to another in a process.

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