Posted April 6, 2016

Cline Tool announces new salespeople

Cline Tool recently announced the addition of two new sales positions.

Jeff Prothero Brian Krebs
Jeff Prothero Brian Krebs

Jeff Prothero was hired as regional manager/project engineer for the Southern Wisconsin/Northern Illinois branch. Brian Krebs joined the Houston branch team as field application engineer.

“Jeff has a deep knowledge of the industry, having most recently worked in sales for Sandvik Coromant for nearly 20 years. Brian brings a strong background in lean manufacturing and CNC programming from his career at Baker Hughes and as a technical productivity engineer at Sandvik Coromant," said Jim Long, president and CEO of Cline Tool. "We are pleased to have both of these highly successful people join our organization and are excited about the valuable technical expertise they will offer to area manufacturers.”

Based in Newton, Iowa, Cline Tool serves a variety of industries, including oil and gas, automotive, construction equipment, agriculture, medical, appliances and hydraulic valve controls.