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BIG Kaiser Announces New Hires and Promotion of District Manager

By BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling Inc. Press Release

Hoffman Estates, IL – BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling Inc. has announced a promotion and multiple new hires that the company says will continue to bolster customer support and responsiveness in several key regions.

“Demand is strong for high-performance tooling right now,” BIG Kaiser Vice President of Sales and Engineering Jack Burley said. “To increase support for our customers, we have added depth and talent to our salesforce. Our products have unique benefits and we’ve brought on a group with the metalworking know-how and field experience to help customers clearly understand how they can take full advantage and enjoy the short- and long-term returns.”

Paul Lewis has been promoted to Northeast District Manager for the Mid-Atlantic and New England. Lewis joined BIG Kaiser in 2015. His experience in the metalcutting industry spans more than 30 years.

Richard Bevers joins BIG Kaiser as the Southeast District Manager for the Southeast Region. He will manage North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama and Georgia. Before this role, Bevers worked as an independent manufacturer representative for BIG Kaiser for many years.

Tim Smith, also with previous experience as an independent manufacturer representative with BIG Kaiser, has been named Sales Engineer for the Southeast District. Smith will be responsible for Alabama and Georgia.

Jim Mayer will support the tool management system (TMS) department as Sales Manager. Mayer formerly held positions at an industry association and in sales.

Mike Jones joins BIG Kaiser as a Sales Engineer Mid-Atlantic. He will oversee Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and Delaware. Jones previously worked in the metalcutting industry in sales and as an account manager.

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Top row (left to right) Jim Mayer, Tim Smith, Paul Lewis
Bottom row (left to right) Mike Jones, Richard Bevers
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