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Capital Goods Industry Veteran Joins Pangborn Group as Director of Equipment Sales

FAIRBURN, Ga. (May 18, 2011) — Pangborn Group announced today that Dale Kroskey recently joined the company as Director of Equipment Sales for the company’s Pangborn brand. In this role, Kroskey will be responsible for managing and developing Pangborn’s outside sales team and distributors on equipment sales opportunities.

Kroskey joins Pangborn following a distinguished career in the capital goods industry. He was most recently Vice President, Roll Forming Technology and Business Development at Metalforming Inc. in Fairburn, Ga. Prior to that, he held progressively higher sales and product management positions during his 15 year tenure with Yoder Manufacturing, a division of Formtek. Kroskey holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and a Master of Business Administration, both from Kent State University.

Pangborn Group designs, manufactures and services wheel blast, air blast and other surface preparation machines, blast machine components such as blast wheels, parts and related products to serve a range of industries, including foundry and forge, metalworking, automotive and heavy truck, ship and rail, defense and energy. The company is an industry leader in the surface preparation industry, with unique designs, applications, and best-in-class service and support. Headquartered in Fairburn, Ga., Pangborn Group includes four leading brands: Pangborn, Pangborn Europe, Vogel & Schemmann, and Berger Strahltechnik. For more information about Pangborn Group, please visit

Pangborn Group is an affiliate of Atlas Holdings LLC, an industrial holding company headquartered in Greenwich, Conn. Atlas companies employ more than 5,000 people and operate in a number of industrial sectors including building materials, capital equipment, trading and wholesale distribution, steel mill services, wood products, packaging, and pulp and paper. Over the past 25 years, the principals of Atlas, in partnership with capable management teams, have built more than 40 companies in a variety of industries. For more information on Atlas, please visit