MATT WROBLEWSKI LEADS WINKLE TEAM IN SOUTHERN U.S.

Alliance, OH –Joseph T. Schatz, President and CEO of Winkle Industries Inc., recently announced that Matt Wroblewski has joined the Winkle team as a Regional Sales Manager for the southern United States. “We are excited to have Matt join our team,” says Mr. Schatz. “With his leadership and experience, we know that he will be a valuable addition to our sales force.”

Wroblewski brings 22 years of experience in the production of industrial electro-lifting magnets to his new position. The last four years Matt served as a field service manager, working closely with scrap metal operators and steel mills. Based in Mobile, Alabama, Wroblewski will be working closely with G.T. Higginbotham Co., Inc., a leading provider of aftermarket services to power transmission and mill equipment to southern industry, and now a provider of a wide range of above-the-hook and below-the-hook crane capabilities as the authorized agents for Winkle Industries in the states of Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida and Tennessee.

Mark Volansky, Winkle Sales Director, says that Wroblewski and Higginbotham will be a winning combination and open up new markets for the company in the southern states. “Matt’s extensive factory and field knowledge and experience and Higginbotham’s stellar record as sales agents will provide exemplary service to our customers in the south and maintain Winkle as the market leader in above-the-hook, below-the-hook and on-the-ground material handling equipment.”

“I’m excited to be joining Winkle Industries. This is a company with an outstanding product line, great insight and a customer satisfaction philosophy that is second to none,” says Wroblewski. “Let’s get started!”

About Winkle Industries

Winkle Industries is a worldwide leader in engineered solutions for users of mill-duty material handling equipment. Capabilities include below-the-hook lifting devices, electrical & mechanical crane products, ground-mounted material handling equipment, engineering services, aftermarket services, machining and fabrication. Winkle’s experience and resources are “raising customer expectations” on a wide range of needs, from innovative product design to customer process improvement.

For information, contact:

Mark Volansky
Director of Sales
2080 West Main Street, Alliance, Ohio 44601
Tel: (330) 823-9730 Fax: (330) 823-9788
sales@winkleindustries.com
www.winkleindustries.com


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September 2008


For more information on Winkle Industries and their complete portfolio of products and services, contact:

Mark Volansky
Director of Sales

Winkle Industries

2080 West Main Street
Alliance, Ohio 44601
Ph: (330) 823-9730
Fax: (330) 823-9788
Email: sales@winkleindustries.com Visit the web site at: www.winkleindustries.com