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Andy Pomerantz Appointed as Director of Sales for PG Europe


June 30, 2008 (King of Prussia, PA) - Philadelphia Gear, a full-service provider of gearing and power transmission solutions, has appointed Andy Pomerantz Director of Sales for PG Europe, effective today. In his new post, Mr. Pomerantz will relocate to the Netherlands where he will provide customer support across Europe.


According to Philadelphia Gear CEO Carl Rapp, Mr. Pomerantz's appointment to PG Europe represents the company's commitment to the European market and its customers there. "Andy's move to the Netherlands will allow Philadelphia Gear to further support existing customers and accelerate the growth of new business in the region," he said.

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Mr. Pomerantz will oversee manufacturing representatives throughout the region, and serve as a technical and commercial resource for the European continent, including Benelux and offshore installations in the North Sea. He will also focus on sales growth and business development through strategic marketing of Philadelphia Gear's brands and services.


"Andy is uniquely suited for this position," continued Rapp. "He has demonstrated his ability to lead PCG's sales and technical support efforts while serving most recently as Director of Field Service and Customer Support."

Mr. Pomerantz graduated with a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Rochester University and began his career at Philadelphia Gear in 1974 as a Field Service Engineer. Since then, Mr. Pomerantz has amassed more than 30 years of hands-on experience in the company's manufacturing, sales and technical service divisions.


A founding member of the American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA), Philadelphia Gear offers products and services found in use worldwide; from conveyor gear drives used in long wall coal mining operations, to emergency repair services critical to the power generation industries.  The company serves thousands of customers across the globe from its regional service and manufacturing facilities in New Castle, DE; Birmingham, AL; Chicago, IL; Houston, TX; and Los Angeles, CA.  Philadelphia Gear is headquartered in King of Prussia, PA.

For more information, call 1-800-766-5120, fax 610-337-5637, or visit online at





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