Kraft Fluid Systems Inc. Electric Drives Division Promotes Brian Shockey to North American Sales Manager

Kraft Fluid Systems Inc. Electric Drives Division Promotes Brian Shockey to North American Sales ManagerCleveland, OH – Kraft Fluid Systems announces the promotion of Brian Shockey to North American Sales Manager for their Electric Drives Division. Kraft’s Electric Drives Division has been supplying electric drive components and systems to the automated guided vehicle market (AGV) for more than 25 years.

Shockey joined Kraft in 2014 with a background in electric automation and fluid power. He has been instrumental in expanding their market scope to include machine builders, amusement, and material handling in addition to AGV systems for industrial automation. He has worked to bring several new suppliers to Kraft’s Electric Drives Division. Shockey will oversee Kraft’s electric drive sales team in North America and continue to support his client base. He will work under the direction of Scott Durand, Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

Scott Durand, shared, “Brian’s relationships with clients are exceptional and very hands on. We are excited to create a more formal structure in an area we have supported for so many years and which very few distributors cover.”

Shockey is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and has worked in automation and fluid power for more than 25 years.

About Kraft Fluid Systems Inc.

Kraft Fluid Systems is the leading industrial distributor of hydraulic equipment and provider of mobile drive solutions in the Midwest US. The company sells, services and inventories world-class mobile hydraulic equipment. With more than 45 years of experience, Kraft is the preferred distributor when seeking hydraulic components, power transmission equipment and electronic controls for mobile OEM integrated solutions.

Kraft Fluid Systems is known as the mobile hydraulic experts. The employee-owners at Kraft have the technical expertise and knowledge to provide the best custom solutions based on decades of hands-on experience and training like no other in the industry. We have the expertise, integrity, passion, and a relentless focus on providing increased value and helping our customers sell more equipment.

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