Telsmith adds Thistle as regional sales manager

Mequon, WI – Telsmith, Inc., is pleased to announce its recent hire of Kraig Thistle, who joins as Regional Sales Manager covering North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia.

“We are delighted to have Kraig join our sales team,” states Jeff Gray, VP of sales and marketing, Telsmith, Inc. “Kraig has a deep expertise in our products and services and understands the regional market he will cover. Our customers and future customers will be in good hands with Kraig.”

Thistle comes to Telsmith with a strong mechanic background and vast Telsmith product knowledge as he worked for Telsmith as a Regional Service Technician for fourteen and a half years. Thistle recently worked for McLanahan as a Regional Sales Manager in the same area he will be covering for Telsmith.

“I’m pleased to be back to Telsmith in a sales position, and eager to give current and future customers solutions on our cutting-edge and legacy equipment,” says Thistle.

Thistle resides in Hickory, North Carolina where he enjoys spending time with his family, working on projects around his house, and is an avid National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Drag Racing fan.

Telsmith, Inc. provides a full range of minerals processing solutions to the aggregate, mining, industrial, and recycling industries with cone crushers, jaw crushers, vibrating equipment, portable plants, track plants, as well as full-scale modular processing facilities. Solutions from Telsmith include product lifecycle support with parts availability and factory trained service technicians.

To reach Kraig Thistle please call 864-752-5365 or email him at

For more information about Telsmith, please call (262) 242-6600 or visit

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