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Chain manufacturer names new sales and marketing director for U.S. and Canada

Fulton, IL -- Drives LLC has named Barbara J. Ross as director, sales and marketing, for the United States and Cana...


Fulton, IL — Drives LLC has named Barbara J. Ross as director, sales and marketing, for the United States and Canada. She will focus on the continued sales development of USA engineered class chains, power transmission roller chains and specialty attachment conveyor chains in North America.

 

Ross previously held the position at Drives LLC as national accounts manager for industrial distribution in North America.

 

She has been involved in the power transmission industry for more than 30 years; previously serving as sales and marketing director with a manufacturer involved in seal technology.

 

She is involved in the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA), previously serving as chair of the Manufacturing Council, PTDA convention chair, and on the Industry Relations committee. She currently serves as a trustee of the PTDA Foundation Board and is a member on the PTDA Employee Development Committee. She is also a long-term member of the Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST), serving as chair, secretary and currently the events chair for the Birmingham Chapter

 

In 2009, Drives LLC will celebrate 50 years of manufacturing chain and screw conveyor products supplied to 34 countries worldwide. The company is a member of PTplace.com, which delivers 24/7 service logistics and e-commerce business systems for manufacturers of power transmission products and bearings. The company is ISO 9001:2000 registered and is with APIQR registered.