YONKERS, N.Y. (Dec. 10, 2014) – Graphite Metallizing Corporation has appointed Kirk Staller as sales engineering representative for the Midwest U.S. and Ontario, Canada.

Staller holds a B.S. degree from Purdue University and has more than 20 years of experience in the industrial marketplace, much of it with a manufacturer of centrifugal pumps. He will be based out of his Michigan office.

“We are pleased to have Kirk join our team,” said Eben Walker, general manager of
Graphite Metallizing. “His extensive experience with industrial machinery will help our customers use GRAPHALLOY to achieve greater equipment reliability.”

Graphite Metallizing Corporation of Yonkers, N.Y., has been solving bearing problems for more than 100 years. The company began in 1913 when two engineers developed a method for putting molten metal into carbon to create a new material called GRAPHALLOY, a graphite/metal alloy.

Graphite Metallizing Corporation is the manufacturer of self-lubricating GRAPHALLOY bushing materials for pumps and process equipment.