January 24, 2013
Rafter Equipment Corp., Strongsville, Ohio, has announced a number of new staff appointments.
Daniel Whitehill, formerly vice president of engineering, has been named president. He has been with the company since 1994. Walter Krenz, formerly the president of the company, continues to provide sales and technical support to all divisions within the company.
John Hostetler, formerly director of operations, has been made CEO. With the company since 2001, he oversees all fiduciary responsibilities and provides assistance to sales and marketing.
Paul Herman, who has been with the company since 1996, has been promoted to director of operations. He is responsible for all manufacturing, purchasing, and daily operations.
Garry Paulin has been promoted to engineering manager. He has been with the company since 2010. Paulin is responsible for all engineering functions and engineering scheduling.
Rafter Equipment manufactures tube mills, pipe mills, roll forming machines, cutoff machines, auxiliary, and other related tube and pipe mill machinery. Additional services include rebuilding and upgrading mill equipment.