News | February 18, 2000

Batson Announced New Representatives to Their Sales Group

Batson Announced New Representatives to Their Sales Group Batson Yarn & Fabrics Machinery Group, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Bobby Crutchfield and Max Cochran to their growing sales team. "Batson is committed to excellence in our sales force. Bobby and Max exceed this commitment with the experience and know-how they bring to their new positions," stated Stan Bell, Group Manager.

Bobby Crutchfield joins Batson as Area Sales Manager. He will represent the Batson product line in Alabama, South Georgia, Mississippi, West Tennessee and Florida. Crutchfield, a graduate from Auburn University in Textile Management, has over 37 years experience in textile engineering and manufacturing. Crutchfield held positions with West Point Stevens and Johnston Industries, and is an active member of the Alabama and Georgia Textile Manufacturing Associations.

Max Cochran has been appointed Product Manager for Batson's line of moisture detection systems manufactured in Tel Aviv, Israel by Malcam. Cochran is a veteran executive and technical level manager with over 30 years experience in textiles and electronics. He is an Electrical Engineering graduate of Georgia Tech and holds a masters degree in Electrical Engineering from M.I.T. During his tenure with Burlington Industries, Cochran received 3 U.S. patents. He obtained another 6 U.S. patents while serving as Executive Vice President of Frontier Electronics, Inc., a division of A.B. Carter, Inc.

Batson Yarn and Fabrics Machinery Group, Inc. has been a provider of textile machinery for over 50 years.

Edited by Anndrea Vorobej