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Scotchman Industries Celebrates Two Long-Time Employee Anniversaries

2022 marks Scotchman Industries’ 55th year of manufacturing in America. Two employees have recently celebrated 45 years and 50 years with the company.

Posted: November 23, 2022

Jerry Kroetch and Karen Kroetch: Pictured are Jerry Kroetch and Karen Kroetch. Jerry is celebrating 45 years with Scotchman Industries.
Alvin Pearson and Jerry Kroetch: Pictured left to right: Alvin Pearson and Jerry Kroetch. Pearson is celebrating 50 years with Scotchman Industries.

Jerry Kroetch Celebrates 45 years with Scotchman Industries. On November 7, 1977, Jerry Kroetch started his career at Scotchman Industries in the factory. In 1986 he moved into customer service, then Sales Manager and finally in 2001 Jerry became President of Scotchman Ind. where he remains today.

Jerry says “The past 45 years at Scotchman have been great for me.  I am not sure what the future holds in these crazy times, but I want to thank everyone past and present that have helped make Scotchman what it is today – a very strong company with a very well-respected name in the industry.

Alvin Pearson celebrates 50 years with Scotchman Industries

On November 13, 1972, Alvin started his career at Scotchman Industries. Alvin started as a welder for about 18 months then moved to assembly for a few months. Then the next four years Alvin worked in paint and final assembly and parts room where he also started taking customer service calls as needed.

In the late 1970’s Alvin moved into customer service full time where he continues today. He has been the Inside Sales Manager for many, many years. Retirement? “No retirement in mind at this time,” Alvin says. “As long as I can help our customers, I would be happy where I’m at.”

2022 marks Scotchman Industries’ 55th year of manufacturing in America. The complete line of products includes: Hydraulic Ironworkers, Circular Cold Saws, Band Saws, Tube & Pipe Notcher/Grinders, Hydraulic Presses, Manual Measuring Systems and Programmable Feed & Stop Systems.

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