Crane and Hoist Canada

G.W. Becker hires regional sales manager, East Coast Region

December 10, 2018  By G.W. Becker

G.W. Becker, Inc., a custom design manufacturer of overhead cranes in North America, is pleased to announce the hiring of Fred Pokrywka for the position of Regional Sales Manager, East Coast Region. Fred will be responsible for continual profitable sales growth by creating new strategic business relationships, establishing and expanding a sales network and working directly with major accounts.

With over 26 years of experience in the crane and hoist industry, Fred recently spent the previous two years with Williamson & Wilmer, Inc. as a regional sales manager specializing in large federal, state and local government contracts for cranes and lifting equipment as well as private industrial crane sales. Prior to that, Fred spent 24 years in various positions with ACCO Material Handling Solutions. Fred’s positions at ACCO included chain production manager, MRO buyer, plant manager, chain products manager and lastly district sales manager for lifting products. Fred brings with him his vast knowledge and expertise in the manufacture and application of overhead lifting products. The last 10 years as a district sales manager, Fred worked closely with distributors in training, applying and quoting highly engineered products such as hoists, crane components, patented track systems, vacuum lifters and below the hook lifting products.

Fred resides in Lebanon, Penn. and is married to his wife Debra of 24 years. His hobbies are photography, gardening and sporting clays.

About G.W. Becker, Inc.
G.W. Becker, Inc. is a full service, single source, provider of choice for quality overhead crane products and solutions. Family owned since 1980, we have grown from a local overhead crane parts supplier to a recognized industry leader offering a full spectrum of overhead crane related products and services throughout North America including: manufacturing of custom overhead cranes and components, assembly of packaged crane equipment, jibs, hoists, OSHA and maintenance inspections with preventive maintenance, field service and repair, operator and maintenance training, runway surveys and inspections, engineering analysis, design engineering, modernizations, radio controls, runway electrification, DC and AC control panels, automation control and integration, and turnkey installation, as well as parts distribution for all makes and models of overhead cranes and hoists.


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