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Tony Rampino, a 20+ year veteran of equipment sales in the Food, Pharma, Plastics, Chemical, Recycling, and Automation industries, has joined Bunting as its new Director of Sales for the Americas. Bunting designs and manufactures products for the plastics, powder & bulk solids, food, chemical, pharmaceutical, textile, recycling, material handling, mining, electric motor manufacturing, medical equipment, aviation, aerospace, and consumer goods industries.
Rampino, who spent the last 13 years in leadership roles overseeing sales and marketing departments, worked for Bunting Magnetics from 2002 through 2008 as a Territory Manager for the states of Illinois and Wisconsin. In his new role, Rampino will be working with Bunting’s network of Territory Managers, Inside Sales and Customer Service personnel to offer customer-focused solutions where magnetic separation, metal detection, metal sorting and recycling, and custom conveying can solve customer problems.
Rampino is based in the Chicago area and always rooting for the Chicago team, especially the Cubs.
Friesen Named Global Marketing Director
Mark Friesen has joined Bunting as its incoming Global Marketing Director to fill the position held by Michael Wilks, who will be retiring in 2024. Friesen and Wilks will have dual roles in the Marketing position as Friesen gets up to speed on Bunting’s portfolio of products and markets.
Friesen is joining Bunting with a background in manufactured products marketing to the powder & bulk solids, plastics, and lawn & turf equipment industries. He will be based in the company’s Newton, Kansas, headquarters and manufacturing facility.
Wilks is retiring from his position at the end of March after a 23-year career with Bunting that has included positions as the Global Marketing Director, Sales Director, General Manager, and Product Manager of Printing Products.