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Vecoplan- announces business expansion plans in wood and biomass

 Saturday, February 29, 2020

Vecoplan Midwest, LLC, a subsidiary of Vecoplan LLC, has emphasized on increasing focus on the wood and biomass domain with a bunch of new engineers as well as tech-team for the projects and product development. New members are carefully selected based on their efficiency, skill and knowledge.



Willie Baldwin-

Willie Baldwin will be focusing on western states for Vecoplan. Baldwin is based in Portland, Oregon, and comes from the primary wood industry. Serving in roles including customer service, inside and outside sales, and sales management, he has over 20 years’ experience. Baldwin has called on the industry across the entire country and has intimate knowledge of cutting technologies.


Will Brennan-

Will Brennan is the independent rep for Vecoplan in Western Canada. The Vancouver area based Brennan specializes in biomass applications in size reduction. With more than 25 years’ experience in the respected area he brings with him technical knowledge and skills from mechanical engineering that is needed in managing complex projects in wood and biomass waste.


Mike Proost-

With over 25 years of experience in industrial sales in the Midwest and Western U.S region Mike Proost brings to Vecoplan expertise in material reduction and handling applications in various sectors. His expertise in size-reducing technology applies to multiple types of material, allows him to identify cost savings opportunities for facilities, be it through production and conveyor efficiencies or extending the life of machines. Proost is based in St. Louis and covers the central Midwest region of the country, south to Oklahoma and New Mexico.


Cliff von Hoene-

At its home office in Indiana, Vecoplan Midwest has hired Cliff von Hoene sales engineer who will be part of the team that oversees projects and engineering functions for the company. Over a span of 35 years, von Hoene has worked both domestically and abroad, including Asia and Europe. He specializes in industrial design in fabrication and manufacturing for both large and small customer sectors.


“As a leader in shredding and pelletizing equipment, it is logical for us to add salespeople in areas where we can grow,” said Vecoplan Midwest COO, Bill Miller. “The new sales team members bring a combined 70 years’ experience to our customers to help them, in turn, grow or increase efficiencies.”




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