Bill Cummins Joins Hughes Equipment as Sales Manager for Northwest

October 24, 2016 (Columbus, Wis.) – Bill Cummins has joined Hughes Equipment Company as its sales manager for food processing equipment business in the company’s Northwest Territory.

Cummins will be responsible for new business development and current account sales development and support in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and British Columbia.

Bill Cummins, Hughes EquipmentHe comes to Hughes Equipment with more than 30 years of food processing industry experience. His previous positions included plant engineer and maintenance manager at Diana Naturals and maintenance manager at Smith Frozen Foods. He is a Washington State University alumnus.

Russ Schlager, Hughes Equipment VP of sales, states “We are very excited to welcome Bill to Hughes Equipment. Bill’s extensive experience managing capital improvement projects and maintenance programs for food plant production operations will allow Bill to fully support both our existing and new Hughes Equipment Company customers with value-added machine solutions and after sales service.”

About Hughes Equipment Company
Hughes Equipment is a Columbus, Wis.-based manufacturer and international distributor of stainless steel equipment and parts for the food processing industry. Its machinery is used around the world for vegetable, pasta, rice, fruit and root crop processing and preparation. Hughes manufactures cooking, cleaning, conveying, cutting, cooling, filling, husking, metering and snipping machinery. Based on the company’s 50+ years of experience, the food processing experts at Hughes Equipment work as strategic partners to bring efficiencies and higher productivity to their customers.

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