Cline Tool Adds Sales Positions In Houston, Rockford

Jeff Prothero joins Cline as regional manager/project engineer for its southern Wisconsin/Northern Illinois branch, while Brian Krebs joins the Houston branch as field application engineer.

NEWTON, IA — Cline Tool recently announced the addition of two new sales positions. Jeff Prothero joined their team as Regional Manager/Project Engineer for their Southern Wisconsin/Northern Illinois Branch, opened in September 2015. Brian Krebs joined their Houston Branch team as Field Application Engineer.

Jim Long, President and CEO of Cline Tool said, “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. 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.”

Founded in 1948 in Newton, IA, Cline Tool offers manufacturers a full range of services including custom metal cutting tools, engineering services, integrated supply/vending programs and tool reconditioning. They serve a variety of industries, including oil and gas, automotive, construction equipment, agriculture, medical, appliances and hydraulic valve controls.  

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