March 5, 2013
Eriez®, Erie, Pa., a provider of magnetic lift and separation, metal detection, X-ray, materials feeding, screening, conveying, and controlling equipment, has promoted John Blicha to director of corporate communications. Blicha directs Eriez' advertising, literature, trade show, and inquiry management efforts and manages all corporate public relations and promotional activities, including the company's website and Global Link employee newsletter. He also coordinates global marketing communications and social media programs.
Blicha joined the company in 2012 as marketing communications manager, bringing 16 years of experience as a marketing executive within the software, aerospace, and manufacturing industries. He worked previously as director of marketing for Molded Fiber Glass Tray.
Blicha has bachelor's degrees in marketing and management from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from California University of Pennsylvania.