Innovative technology and food processing equipment solutions are anticipated to be coming out of Key Technology in the near future with the appointment of Richard Hebel as Chief Technology Officer.
Key Technology is a supplier of equipment for preparing raw foods for further processing as well as optical sorters that remove defective product and foreign material, and vibratory conveyors that safely transport goods.
In this role, Hebel will be responsible for identifying and commercialising advanced new technologies that will expand Key’s range of customer product solutions while engaging new opportunities for corporate growth and diversification.
“The appointment of Rich to this new position is a clear indication of Key’s commitment to developing break-through innovations — this is a very important strategic initiative for Key,” Key Technology chief executive officer David Camp said.
“With Rich’s technology background, big-picture perspective, and business development expertise, he’s ideally suited to take the lead in extending our technology leadership into new arenas.”
Hebel brings more than 30 years of business experience to his position at Key.