Newton, Kansas-based Bunting Magnetics Co. has announced the appointment of David Bocanegra as the newest member of its international sales team. He has been assigned with providing support to existing customers and generating sales in Mexico.
Bocanegra joins Bunting Magnetics with 10 years of sales and engineering experience. His focus will be face-to-face customer contact, identifying and training distributors and providing on-site customer support and advice on solving metal contamination problems, the company says.
“As we’ve already experienced remarkable growth in Mexico, the country continues to expand in food processing, plastics, automotive and recycling – the key industries that demand our line of products,” says Rod Henricks, director of sales for Bunting Magnetics. “David was the perfect candidate, as he brings an exemplary track record of successful industrial sales and support. With his one-two punch of sales and engineering experience, he will be a tremendous asset to our customers.”
Bocanegra, who will be based in Querétaro, Mexico, will be responsible for selling the complete line of Bunting Magnetics products, including magnetic separation, metal detection and recycling equipment, throughout Mexico.
Prior to joining Bunting Magnetics, Bocanegra studied robotics engineering in Mexico City and spent 10 years in the automation industry in engineering and quality positions. He held a senior sales position for a multinational corporation in the packaging sector, where he was responsible for sales and promotion of electronic inspection equipment and developing initiatives to support sales strategies and activities.