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Hentec/RPS Announces New North America Sales Manager

Apr 16, 2018

Newman Lake, Washington, April 16, 2018 — Hentec Industries, Inc. (formerly RPS Automation), a leading US manufacturer of selective solder, lead tinning and solderability testing equipment, is pleased to announce that Tom Baro has joined the Hentec/RPS sales team as North America Sales Manager. Based in the Chicago area, he will cover sales management activities for the US, Mexico, and Canada. Tom brings successful sales and sales management experience in the electronics industry to Hentec/RPS. He will be responsible for managing existing independent sales representatives to make sure their needs are met while developing new partners within North America. Tom’s appointment supports the Company’s strategic direction, strengthening customer relationships as well as expanding our global sales support coverage.  Tom Baro can be reached at tbaro@rpsautomation.com or 509-385-1228

“This is a great time to join Hentec/RPS, with multiple new initiatives and a product roadmap in place that aligns with the fast growing market,” said Tom. “I am excited to be part of the team and honored to work for such a well-respected company in the electronics industry. I look forward to working with our reps and customers and helping them find the best Hentec/RPS solution that will help them grow their business.”

Prior to joining Hentec/RPS, Tom worked in multiple Sales and Sales Management roles for electronic manufacturing suppliers. His background includes over 20 years of experience in electrical/electronic manufacturing environments. In these positions, he honed his skill set and areas of expertise including manufacturing needs, process integration, sales and sales management.

Reid Henry, President, Hentec Industries, Inc., commented, “Tom is a great fit for this position. I am confident that his experience and knowledge will help cultivate our customer centric sales model and drive our company goals. We are delighted to have him onboard as a key contributor.”

About Hentec Industries, Inc.

Hentec Industries Inc. (formerly RPS Automation) is a manufacturer of automated selective soldering, lead tinning and component test equipment for electronics and component manufacturing, assembly and distribution. Hentec is celebrating over 25 years of automated soldering experience at more than 1100 global installations. All products are designed and manufactured in the USA.

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