Jergens Inc. Appoints Joseph Farkas As National Sales Manager For Workholding Solutions Group

Jergens brings on Joseph Farkas as National Sales Manager for its workholding solutions group as Ken Marvar looks to retire in April. Mr. Farkas comes to Jergens with more than 20 years of experience in sales development and management, as well as market channel strategies, for companies including The Timken Company, Fuchs, Sandvik and Kennametal.

“Joe has proven himself in his career with impressive results for some of industry’s top suppliers and I am confident that he will also do a great job and take WSG to the next level“, says Ken Marvar. Mr. Farkas timing coincides with key developments at the company. “Jergens workholding group has momentum in the market with recent advancements in top tooling and custom solutions focused on 5 axis machining productivity, and we have a lot of confidence that Joe can support those technologies at the customer level and throughout our strategic partnerships”, commented Matt Schron, Jergens Inc General Manager.

“I am grateful for the opportunity and looking forward to both the challenges and accomplishments to come”, says Mr. Farkas. A proponent of strong business practices, Joe is Six Sigma trained and has a strong background in business planning, P&L performance, sales and customer service metrics, and technical training. Mr. Farkas’ holds an associate degree in mechanical engineering from Stark State College, has a bachelor’s in business management from Malone University, and an MBA from Ashland University. He lives in the Akron OH area with his wife Mandy and daughter Savannah.

About Jergens, Inc.

Jergens, Inc. is an ISO 9001:2015 certified company committed to helping its customers achieve leaner, more profitable manufacturing, and continues to add products and engineered solutions for an integrated approach to “Manufacturing Efficiency”.

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