Kinedyne appoints Doug Apelt as new Vice President- Operations - 06/26/18

Kinedyne appoints Doug Apelt as new Vice President- Operations —

With over 20 years of experience in operational strategy and global manufacturing, Apelt will be responsible for overseeing all United States and Canada operational processes. Apelt comes from a strong operations background of where he has held positions with General Electric, Trane and Ingersoll Rand. He joins us from his previous role as Americas Manufacturing Business Leader for the US, Canada and Brazil at ThyssenKrupp. Doug is a Six Sigma Master Black Belt, a designation certifying an expert who focuses on continuous process improvement throughout a business. Apelt is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and has also served in the Army as a captain in an aviation division spending some of his time in Southern Alabama.

Apelt will be based in Prattville, AL where he will oversee all operational matters in the United States and Canada facilities. As a leader in cargo securement, we are very excited for Doug to join us while we continue to enhance our operational processes with automation and innovative product designs,” said Dan Schlotterbeck, President of Kinedyne.

About Kinedyne LLC
Founded in 1968, Kinedyne LLC is a world-leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of cargo control technologies, including cargo securement, capacity and access solutions for the transportation industry. The Company maintains a substantial market share in a variety of industry sectors, and is known for the development and engineering of high-quality equipment; it holds multiple patents for many of its innovative products. Kinedyne serves a broad range of users, which include OEMs, fleets and independent owner-operators, across a wide variety of markets, including heavy-duty trucking, government, military, agriculture, automotive, recreational vehicle, moving and storage. Kinedyne’s world headquarters are located in Branchburg, New Jersey, and the Company has affiliates strategically located around the globe, including Kinedyne Canada Limited in Canada, Sistemas Kinedyne, S.A. de C.V., in Mexico and Nantong Kinedyne Limited in China. Read more about Kinedyne LLC at: http://www.kinedyne.com. In 2013, Kinedyne was acquired by The Heico Companies LLC, a parent holding company with revenue of over $2 billion and a diversified portfolio of more than 40 businesses involved in manufacturing, construction and industrial services. Read more about The Heico Companies LLC at: http://www.heicocompanies.com. In 2017, Kinedyne LLC was nationally certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women Presidents’ Educational Organization – NY, regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).