March 5, 2013
BLM Group USA, Wixom, Mich., a manufacturer of tube processing equipment, has appointed Jason E. Blair as its new southern region sales manager. In this position, Blair is responsible for customer account management and sales of the company's line of tube processing equipment. The southern region includes Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, North and South Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, and Florida. He is based in North Carolina.
Blair previously worked in business development, product management, and sales for Phillips Corp., most recently serving as sales manager for the company's Federal Division. He has a diploma in precision machining technology from Danville Community College, a bachelor's degree in business administration and economics from Greensboro College, and an MBA from the Merrick School of Business at the University of Baltimore. He also holds the certified machine tool sales engineer designation from the Association of Manufacturing Technology.