Lifting Magnet Firm Names General Manager of Hydroflow Unit

Eriez, Erie, Pa., which manufactures lifting magnets, has named Barry L. Nehls as general manager- Hydroflow, overseeing the product line of filtration and fluid recycling equipment, including marketing and sales.

Eriez recently acquired Maumee, Ohio-based Hydroflow Filtration Systems and SED Fluid Recycling Equipment.  Hydroflow and SED products are now being sold under the Eriez brand name.

Nehls, a current patent holder with more than 37 years of experience in the industrial metalworking filtration industry, will remain as general manager of the Maumee/Toledo-based operations.

"Our team is excited about the synergies associated with becoming a part of the Eriez team," said Nehls.  "Eriez has a great deal of expertise marketing and selling metalworking products, and places tremendous emphasis on product development.  We look forward to unveiling our new and improved products to the industry."

Tim Shuttleworth, Eriez president and CEO, said: "We are thrilled that Barry has agreed to stay on after the acquisition."

Hydroflow Filtration Systems and SED Fluid Recycling Equipment provide a complete line of standard and custom filtration and fluid recycling products to the metalworking industry.