Senior sales director of Eriez-USA Dave Heubel has announced the promotion of Darrell Milton to director of heavy industry. Milton has been an Eriez employee for nearly three decades, serving most recently as metalworking filtration systems manager.

In his role as director of heavy industry, Milton’s responsibilities will include developing key sales strategies, tactics and action plans to expand Eriez’ metalworking, heavy industry and recycling market sales. He will also oversee the performance of Eriez-USA’s metalworking representative network in the United States and Canada. Heubel says, “With his unwavering dedication and demonstrated ability to lead teams to success, Darrell is well-prepared to take on the challenges of his new position.”

Milton, a native Canadian, joined Eriez in 1991 as part of the company’s Canadian sales staff, rising to the position of Canadian national sales manager in 1995. Milton relocated with his family in 2006 to Erie, Pennsylvania, to serve from the company’s corporate headquarters. He was promoted to recycling market manager in 2011 before his promotion to metalworking filtration systems manager in 2013.