Joseph Kemple, President
Joseph Kemple utilizes his combined engineering degree and global management MBA, plus his 30 years’ experience in automotive, manufacturing and steel processing, to find effective, innovative business solutions for his clients. Joseph assesses his clients’ real needs and develops solutions to cut processing costs, reduce material wastes and increase productivity. In addition to English, Joseph speaks Spanish, German and Italian – which aids in working with European equipment suppliers.
Arnie Hanson, Sales Executive, Mid-West US
Arnie Hanson is a leading industry consultant and industry leader steel processing and gear cutting machines and processes. Arnie has extensive experience in mechanical and manufacturing environments; including Automotive, Aerospace, Agriculture Machinery, Mining Equipment and Heavy Truck industries. He managed multiple engineering/delivery teams in design, development and delivery of world class engineering solutions and enterprise machine tools.
Nick Byrne, Sales Executive, Gulf States
Nick Byrne has over 30 years’ experience in the gas and oil industry consultant. Nick helps clients by identifying profitable solutions that fit their growth objectives and withstand competitive threats. Nick has extensive knowledge of the petroleum industry including drilling operations and well intervention.
Bill Ware, Sales Executive, Kentucky, Tennessee & Southern Indiana
Bill Ware brings over 30 years of experience in the mining and metal industries including both foundries and stamping operations. He has worked in design, proposal generation and service in a wide range of materials, applications and industries. With his service background, he is acutely aware of the need for smooth installation, start-up and on-going production support. With Bill’s broad knowledge of many processes, he brings valuable experience to the Heiko team in support of Tennessee, Kentucky and Southern Indiana.
Justin Wieners, Sales Executive, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois and Northern Indiana
Justin Wieners is an industrial solutions provider with extensive experience working with large MRO and manufacturing engineering organizations. Collaborating with customers to improve their processes – from custom material handling applications to complete manufacturing lines – Justin focuses on providing the best Return on Investment for their operations.
Douglas Lamberson, Sales Executive, Southern California
Located in and covering southern California, Douglas is a former technical products sales, marketing, and operations manager with 35+ years’ experience in the engineered & manufactured products serving a multi-market industrial manufacturing and commercial business industry. He served in the US Army Corps of Engineers after graduating from Western Michigan University with a degree in Business Administration. He has authored technical articles published in national and international trade publications and has received employer recognition for improved industrial product engineered designs.
Trevor Deck, Sales Executive, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois and Northern Indiana
Trevor enjoys partnering with customers in the Heavy Industrial Markets to make their jobs easier. Looking deeper than any product he promotes, Trevor helps his customers understand the long-term impact of any changes they’re making. Simply put, he only suggests changes that are most profitable to the customer’s organization.
Khaled Mabrouk, Simulation Engineering Specialist
Khaled Mabrouk, Simulation Engineering Specialist, leads a team of engineers who have developed over 100 simulation models to streamline production processes, and to vet out impact of new automation. Due to his simulation skills and expertise, Khaled has served as a Simulation Engineering instructor for multiple University Engineering Departments.
Rakshesh Patel, Sales Executive, Canada
Rakshesh Patel, located in the Toronto area, has joined the Heiko team and is now covering Canada. Rakshesh Patel is a troubleshooter and passionate mechanical engineer with twelve years of combined education, and work experience in steel manufacturing industries. Rakshesh has a proven ability to maintain the projects in a cost conscious environment. Rakshesh is an honest team player, who learns quickly, pays attention to detail and produces superior results by providing the best possible solutions to customers.
We will evaluate your current processes, consult with you on possible solutions, identify the best machine(s) to meet your needs, collaborate closely through installation and support you after the sale.
“Our Heiko agent identified an inefficient step in our process that was increasing our production time and causing excessive scrap. With the installation of the proper machine and process, our production capacity increased while costs decreased – which provided us an immediate Return-On-Investment.”