ERIKS North America Appoints Rich Holderman as Key Industry Director

Published by LGG Industrial

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – ERIKS North America (ERIKS NA), a leading distributor of industrial solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rich Holderman as Key Industry Director.

In this role, Rich will drive growth and development in the Steel, Tire, Aggregates and Pulp & Paper industries, focusing on ERIKS NA’s conveyor belting business.

Rich brings 38 years of experience in the belting industry to ERIKS NA. He began his career as a belt splicer and worked his way up to a sales role and then into management. With extensive knowledge of the industry, both from a commercial and operational standpoint, Rich is a past President of the NIBA organization and served on distributor advisory boards of the largest industry suppliers in North America. Before joining ERIKS NA, Rich worked at Almex Group as their COO.

“We are thrilled to welcome Rich back to the ERIKS NA team,” said Jeff Crane, CEO of ERIKS North America. “Rich’s extensive experience and knowledge of the belting industry, coupled with his previous experience with our organization, will be instrumental in driving growth and development in our Key Industries.”

Commenting on his appointment, Rich said, “I am excited to rejoin the ERIKS NA team and take on this new role. I look forward to utilizing my experience and knowledge to reinvigorate our belting business and drive growth in our strategic markets.”

ERIKS NA is proud to welcome Rich Holderman back to the team and looks forward to his contributions in his new role as Key Industry Director.

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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