Schutte-Buffalo Hammermill LLC, a Bengal Machine company based in Buffalo, New York, that makes size-reduction equipment, has appointed Bill Castine as its director of sales following the retirement of previous sales director Tom Warne.
Castine has 10 years of sales management experience, making him suited to head the sales team at Schutte Hammermill. He joined Schutte in 2017 and has spent the past two years working with customers and the former sales director to learn the ins and outs of size reduction.
Prior to joining Schutte, Castine studied structural engineering at SUNY Buffalo and began a career in manufacturing. He started at Ingersoll Rand, formerly Cameron, as an inside sales engineer for aftermarket services. He then worked as a key accounts project engineer and later as an outside aftermarket account manager in the Midwest.
According to a Bengal Machine news release, Castine transitioned to work for Schutte when he moved back to Buffalo area to start raising a family. Since starting at Schutte, Castine says he has “enjoyed the dynamic work environment the company offered, with a creative team and the chance to operate in such a diverse set of industries.”
“This is an exciting time for Schutte Hammermill,” he adds. “I’m looking forward to the opportunity to contribute to the growth of the organization.”