Bulk processing veteran takes on new leadership role as product and applications director
SUPERIOR Industries Inc., the US-based manufacturers and global suppliers of bulk material processing and handling systems, have appointed an accomplished industry veteran to a brand-new leadership position in the company.
John Rodriguez, who recently joined the Superior after a long career with Weir/Trio, is the company’s first director of products and applications.
During more than 30 years of service to the industry, Mr Rodriguez’s roles in the equipment manufacturing sector have included product development, sales, marketing and aftermarket for crushing, screening and washing applications.
‘Anyone who talks with ‘J-Rod’ feels his genuine excitement for innovative products and senses the depth of his understanding for technology in our industry,’ said Jarrod Felton, president of Superior Industries.
‘In his new role, he will lead Superior’s growing team of product managers for crushing, screening, washing and conveying equipment. The company’s team of application specialists will also report to him.
‘I’m excited about the vast variety of industry experience and history of innovative thinking in those two Superior teams,’ continued Mr Felton. ‘I am confident it is the most extensive and talented group of professionals in our industry.’