ERIKS North America Announces Appointment of Jeff Crane to Board of Directors

Published by LGG Industrial

May 19, 2022

Pittsburgh, PA – ERIKS North America, a leading distributor of fluid and material conveyance solutions for industrial customers, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeff Crane to its Board of Directors effective June 1, 2022.


Mr. Crane, President and CEO of Trexon, is a proven leader with a strong track record of advising and building successful companies in the industrial distribution industry, including an extensive history with ERIKS North America. Mr. Crane joined ERIKS North America, formerly Lewis-Goetz, in 2003 and served as President and CEO of the company from 2006 through 2015.


“I’m thrilled Jeff will be joining our Board of Directors, and I look forward to partnering with him to drive our mission at ERIKS North America,” said Eric Hoffman, President of ERIKS North America. “As we continue to advance our corporate strategy, it is important our board members are reflective of our values and commitment to deliver high quality hose, gasket and conveyance solutions to our customers.”


During his tenure with ERIKS North America, Mr. Crane successfully executed strategic plans to continue the company’s growth trajectory, expand market share, and implement programmatic M&A, which collectively more than quadrupled revenues. 


“I’m very excited to be joining the ERIKS family again,” Crane said. “Since I first joined Lewis-Goetz in the early 2000s, I’ve watched the company transform and grow into one of the nation’s most prominent industrial distributors. I’m looking forward to working with the team as the company enters its next phase of growth.”


About ERIKS North America:


ERIKS North America, a portfolio company of LKCM Headwater Investments, is a leading distributor of fluid and material conveyance solutions for industrial customers. Our technical solutions and services keep our customers running, reduce downtime and total cost of ownership.

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Lauren Ulrich