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Philadelphia Gear hires Canadian regional sales manager

King of Prussia, PA -- Philadelphia Gear, a full-service provider of gearing and power transmission solutions, has ...


King of Prussia, PA — Philadelphia Gear, a full-service provider of gearing and power transmission solutions, has appointed James Haldane as regional sales manager for the Western Region of Canada, encompassing the provinces of British Columbia and Alberta.

In this role, Haldane will be responsible for various business development initiatives. Based in Black Diamond, AB, He will service energy customers including coal-fired, gas-fired and hydroelectric power plants; the pipeline industry; the petrochemical sector; the hydrocarbon processing industry; and the mining markets.

Haldane brings nearly 20 years of sales and hands-on experience with rotating equipment and applications. He began his career with Philadelphia Gear Canada in 1983 as a regional sales manager for high speed, special drives, standard gear motors and reducers. Most recently, Haldane served in sales and marketing of power transmission products and services for CPS Gear Technology & Consulting.

“We are excited to welcome Jim back to the PGC sales team,” said Tony Tartaglio, western region general manager of Philadelphia Gear. “He brings focused knowledge about equipment used in our key Western Canadian markets and a strong dedication to customer service.”

Haldane has a Bachelor in Business & Commerce degree from Centennial College of Applied Arts and Technology in Toronto.

A founding member of the American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA), Philadelphia Gear offers products and services found in use worldwide; from conveyor gear drives used in long wall coal mining operations, to emergency repair services critical to the power generation industries.

The company serves customers from its regional service and manufacturing facilities in New Castle, DE; Birmingham, AL; Chicago, IL; Houston, TX; and Los Angeles, CA. Philadelphia Gear is headquartered in King of Prussia, PA.

For more information, call 1-800-766-5120, fax 610-337-5637, or visit online at www.philagear.com.