Mixing Solutions Names New Managing Director
April 17, 2006—John Brace was appointed managing director at Mixing Solutions. He will be responsible for its worldwide process agitation business in the Eastern Hemisphere.
According to the company's press release, Brace will also be responsible for establishing a U.K.-based footprint for Mixing Solutions' American parent company, Philadelphia Gear.
Brace has worked in OEM and aftermarket operations and sales management in Europe with Dowty MECO, where he was manager of repair service. He was later transferred to the U.S. as production manager and later general manager of Dowty MECO. His responsibilities included overseeing the Gulf Coast and Southeast regions, including sales, production, engineering and supply chain activities.
Carl Rapp, CEO of Philadelphia Gear, says, ?John's vast experience in the industrial manufacturing sector puts him in an excellent position to help build both the MSL and PGC brands as we continue the worldwide expansion of both companies.?
Mixing Solutions provides fluid mixing expertise with standard and custom-designed agitator drives and related equipment from 0.25?2,000 kW.