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Peer Chain to get new president

Waukegan, IL -- Peer Chain Company, a provider of industrial chains and attachments, has announced that Glenn Spungen will join the company as president, effective Oct. 1, 2012.


Waukegan, IL — Peer Chain Company, a provider of industrial chains and attachments, has announced that Glenn Spungen will join the company as president, effective Oct. 1, 2012.

Spungen will manage all facets of operations and oversee the expansion of the third-generation family business. His vision is to enhance customer service, build upon existing distributor relationships and grow the original equipment manufacturer business.

Spungen adds a wealth of sales management and operational experience to the team, having held key leadership roles at Peer Bearing for 27 years. As vice-president of sales and operations, Spungen spearheaded sales in the United States and China, travelled extensively overseas to preside over the company’s manufacturing plants, and oversaw the operations in the United States. When the Spungen family sold the bearing company in 2008 to SKF in Sweden, the company had over 1,400 employees.

“I’m incredibly excited to work with the Peer Chain team and build on our commitment to delivering the best customer experience in the industry,” said Glenn Spungen. “We’ve identified major opportunities worldwide where we can develop new business and make a significant impact in the industry.”

Peer Chain provides a variety of products for a broad range of applications, including heavy drive chains for farm equipment and oil rigs and microchip processing conveyors for large-scale civil engineering projects. The company has provided ANSI and ISO compliant chains for the agricultural machinery, food, citrus, lumber, sugar, construction equipment and sewage treatment industries for more than 40 years. Find out more at http://www.peerchain.com/.