SOUTHBRIDGE, Mass.—Hyde Industrial Blade Solutions Inc., has appointed Steve Foskett as regional sales manager. He will be responsible for managing and training sales representatives in the Eastern U.S., expanding the distributor network and providing end user support.
Foskett worked across all levels of the industry including manufacturing, distribution and sales. He was a sales manager at Barrett Centrifugals Inc., regional manager for Amada America Inc., and account manager for both Northeast Precision Machine Inc., and the Robert E. Morris Co.
Eric Pfeiffer, director of marketing for Hyde, said Foskett's previous industry and hands on experience will provide real world, practical advice to manufacturers on productivity increasing cutting and processing techniques.
Hyde Industrial produces industrial knives and blades for several markets including tire and rubber, food processing, cloth and textile, paper and packaging, hose and tube, and abrasives as well as for industrial machine and hand knives and tools for remodeling, restoration and building trades.