Bunting ® Magnetics Co. Adds Manufacturing Industry Veteran Kevin Bowen To Advisory Board

buntingmag0516NEWTON, KS – Bunting ® Magnetics Co., the leader in moving, removing and holding metal, today announced the appointment of Kevin Bowen to the company’s Advisory Board. Bowen brings a wealth of corporate strategic development and manufacturing expertise to the nearly 60 year-old company. The Bunting Magnetics Co. Advisory Board, which also includes technology advisor Dr. John Ormerod; sales and marketing consultant Steven Schnoll; and president of Newton (Kansas) Medical Center, Steve Kelly, meets quarterly to provide insight on the company’s strategic growth plan and initiatives.

Bob Bunting, President & CEO, Bunting Magnetics Co., made the announcement. “Bunting Magnetics is excited to welcome Kevin to the advisory board. With Kevin’s extensive knowledge and industry experience in manufacturing, production and operations, I am confident he will be not only be a valuable addition to the advisory board, but an equally valuable resource to the management team. We look forward to his guidance and fresh perspective as we continue to seek ways to improve our company and products and grow around the world.”

Kevin Bowen’s manufacturing career spans over forty years, most of which was at Coperion K-Tron, a leading provider of bulk material handling, feeding and pneumatic conveying equipment and systems for chemical, plastics, food and pharmaceutical industries. Originally K-Tron’s Production Manager, Bowen transitioned into sales and management as a Regional Sales Manager, National Sales Manager, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Vice President of Manufacturing & Engineering, General Manager of K-Tron Pitman, President of K-Tron American and President of K-Tron International – a position he held for over 22 years.

“Through my career at K-Tron, I became very familiar with Bunting Magnetics. Bob has a solid leadership team and a well-respected position in the industry,” commented Bowen. “I look forward to working with them as they develop and execute new sales, operations and manufacturing strategies to continue their growth and expand their global reach.”

About Bunting® Magnetics
Since the company’s 1959 founding, Bunting® Magnetics has led the industry in both durability and performance in its line metal detection, magnetic separation and material handling equipment as well as printing cylinders for several global markets: Recycling, food packaging and processing, feed and grain, plastics, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, offset printing, metal stamping, automobile manufacturing and more.

Bunting magnets are also available at buymagnets.com. Bunting Magnetics facilities are located in Newton, Kansas; suburban Chicago, Illinois; DuBois, Pennsylvania; and Berkhamsted, England. For additional information, call 1-800- 835-2526 or +44 (0) 1442 875081 or visit buntingmagnetics.com or buntingeurope.com.  Follow Bunting on Twitter (@BuntingMagCo) and LinkedIn (Bunting Magnetics Co).

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