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Thayer Scale appoints new vice president

Andy Forrester has joined global manufacturer of continuous weighing and feeding equipment, Thayer Scale, as the company’s new vice president of sales and marketing.

Andy Forrester has joined global manufacturer of continuous weighing and feeding equipment, Thayer Scale, as the company’s new vice president of sales and marketing.

He will drive the continued expansion of Thayer Scale’s direct and indirect sales channels both in existing markets and in new markets and geographic regions.

In addition, Forrester will work to strengthen the company’s relationships with existing customers in the food, chemical and Eeergy markets by aligning the company’s equipment sales, aftermarket sales and service activities.

The role will be based out of the company’s headquarters facility in Pembroke, Massachusetts.

Prior to serving in his role at Thayer Scale, Forrester was the VP of sales and marketing at Spiroflow Systems, where he led the company’s powder handling and dry solids processing equipment sales team. He also served as the director of sales and Marketing at Kice Industries, an engineering and manufacturing company with a focus on dry bulk material handling and dust control solutions.

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Earlier in his career, Forrester assumed numerous marketing and sales positions at Hilti Corporation with an emphasis on the Energy and Industry segments.

Thayer Scale president David Hyer said he looks forward to having Forrester at the company.

“Andy starts his role with us at an important time for the company. He will help us build upon the significant investments made in engineering and manufacturing over the last three years, all aimed at improving our ability to engineer and manufacture high accuracy, high reliability weighing solutions,” Hyer said.

Forrester said he is excited to be joining the outstanding team at Thayer Scale and for the opportunity to continue his journey with a respected leader in the industry.

“It is fantastic to see the customer-centric attitudes, passion for innovation, and spirit of collaboration displayed by the team. I am thrilled to be a part of Thayer Scale’s next 75 years,” he said.

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