igus Hires Outside Technical Sales Representatives to Fill Positions Nationwide

July 21, 2017 Zach Davis

igus welcomes it's largest training class to date to aid goal of doubling company sales

For Immediate Release (July 21st, 2017) -  igus, a leading manufacturer and distributor of motion plastic components, including energy chain® cable carriers, chainflex® continuous-flex cables, and dry-tech plain, linear, and ball bearing systems, has announced the additions of its largest training class of recent graduates as the newest members of the igus team.

“We have been training outside sales people for over 30 years and have developed some of the top sales people in their field,” stated Rick Abbate, Vice-President of igus North America. He continued; “The ultimate goal is to have each individual become an integral part of the company’s future success as we plan to double the size of the company to $200MM in annual sales by 2020.”

Through a rigorous training program of eight weeks, the carefully selected candidates will transition from college life to their new roles as igus outside technical sales (OTS) professionals. The newest members of the igus family include:

Aaron Coughlin, OTS; dry-tech bearings
Aquinas College,’17, B.S. Business Management;
Territory- Nashville, TN


Bob Napoleon, OTS; e-chain systems
Butler University, ’16,
B.A. Marketing;
Territory- Indianapolis, IN


Collin Stern, OTS; dry-tech bearings
UWisconsin Eau Claire,’17, B.S.  Business Administration & Spanish;
Territory- Madison, WI


Dale Polly, OTS; e-chain systems
Martin Methodist College,’17, B.A. Business Administration;
Territory- Nashville, TN


Jackson Leslie, OTS; e-chain systems
Sonoma State, ’17, B.A. Economics;
Territory- Northern California


Jonathan Petteruti, OTS; e-chain systems
Iona College, '17 B.S. Psychology, Pre Med;
Territory- Massachusetts

Kaylla Cantilina, OTS; dry-tech bearings
U Michigan, ’17, B.A. Art & Design, Political Science;
Territory- Ann Arbor, MI

Mark Schuster, OTS; e-chain systems
Baldwin Wallace University, ’15, B.A. Public Relations & Marketing;
Territory- Buffalo, NY


Michael Tolfa, OTS; dry-tech bearings
Northeastern University ’17, B.S. Mechanical Engineering;

Territory- Nashua, NH

Nigel Keen, OTS; dry-tech bearings
La Salle University, ’17,  B.S. Integrated Science, Business & Technology;
Philadelphia, PA


Patrick McGuire, OTS; e-chain systems
Iona College, ’17, B.A. Business Administration;
Territory- Salt Lake City, UT


Ryan Schaffer, OTS; e-chain systems
Providence College, ’17, B.S. Marketing;
Territory- Eastern NY


Scott Trout, OTS; dry-tech bearings

Purdue University, ’17, B.S. Selling & Sales MGMT
Territory- Chicago, IL


Stephen Morente, OTS; dry-tech bearings

University of Montana, ’16, B.A. Physics;
Territory- Spokane, WA


For more information on launching your career at igus, please visit www.igus.com or send your resume to careers@igus.net


About igus®
igus® develops industry-leading energy chain® cable carriers, chainflex® continuous-flex cables, drylin® linear bearings and linear guides, iglide® plastic bushings, and igubal® spherical bearings. These seemingly unrelated products are linked together through a belief in making functionally advanced, yet affordable plastic components and assemblies. With plastic bearing experience since 1964, cable carrier experience since 1971 and continuous-flex cables since 1989, igus provides the right solution from over 100,000 products available from stock. No minimum order required. For more information, contact igus at 1-800-521-2747 or visit www.igus.com.

Ellen Rathburn
Press Contact, North America
igus® Inc.
PO Box 14349
East Providence, RI, 02914
Tel: 800.521.2747 

igus® Inc.
PO Box 14349
East Providence, RI, 02914
Tel.: 800.521.2747
Fax: 401.438.2200

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