George Rizza joins Habasit America as president of the Gearmotor Division. Rizza previously served as vice president of sales at Nord Gear for 12 years. He earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering technology from Bradley University, and he is fluent in Italian. Rizza will be responsible for all Rossi Gearmotor product lines in the form of assembly, sales, marketing, customer service and engineering in North America, Mexico and Brazil, as well as acting liaison with Rossi Modena Italy.
Habasit produces transmission belts, conveyors and gearmotors. Habasit America is a subsidiary of The Habasit Group, Reinach, Switzerland.