NOVI, Mich., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- BrassCraft Manufacturing Company is proud to announce the appointment of Anthony (Tony) W. Achatz as Director, OEM and International Sales. Achatz, who brings more than 10 years of industry experience, was previously BrassCraft's® National Sales Manager (OEM/Special Markets), among numerous additional company roles. As part of the promotion, Achatz is now responsible for developing and leading the company's long-term strategies for its OEM and International Sales divisions.
"BrassCraft® has been around for nearly 70 years, and I feel privileged to continue to work for an American-based manufacturer that's a proven leader in the space," said Achatz. "It's an honor to be a part of such a high-performance team and support continued growth, especially as an emerging global provider. Our goal in the year to come is to embrace an entrepreneurial spirit leveraging the strength and success we hold here in the U.S. and Canada, and to drive the growth of our brand on an international level."
Achatz added that his team is driving the development of new capabilities to expand BrassCraft's® growth even further. "We've already experienced growth in our international markets and will focus our initial efforts on Latin America," he said. "Our ability to service multiple sales channels will provide an opportunity to showcase our specialty capabilities and broad product portfolio."
Achatz received a Bachelor of Science with a Major in General Management and Minor in Human Resource Management from Oakland University in Rochester, Mich. Additionally, he received a Master of Business Administration, specializing in Finance, in 2010 and a Master of Science, Finance in 2011, both from Walsh College in Troy, Mich.
A Name You Can Trust.
Plumbing professionals have trusted BrassCraft® products for nearly 70 years. BrassCraft Manufacturing was built on the foundation to manufacture and to sell innovative products. No matter where professional plumbing contractors look within the BrassCraft® product line, they see the same thing – a compulsion for doing things the right way. Every element is scrutinized: fittings, valves, connectors, materials and finishes. At the same time, this continuing commitment to quality also powers BrassCraft Manufacturing's innovation.
Over the years, BrassCraft Manufacturing has introduced product after product that helps to change the game, from cutting down installation time to improving product durability and performance. For more information about BrassCraft Manufacturing, visit www.brasscraft.com.
BrassCraft Manufacturing Company, a Masco company, is a leading manufacturer of plumbing and flow control products for use in the new construction and repair/remodel markets. Founded in 1946, BrassCraft Manufacturing is headquartered in Novi, Michigan and has manufacturing facilities throughout in the U.S.
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