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Jim Metz to join Riekes Material Handling

Riekes Material Handling today announced that Jim Metz has joined the Service Division.

As a service technician in Iowa, Jim will not only lead the hoist and crane service directly, but will also focus on after market business in the Midwest.

In addition to the wealth of experience Metz has in the service industry, he has immersed himself in multiple material handling, particularly in mechanical conveyor projects, and scale installations.

“I am excited to be joining Riekes Material Handling,” said Metz. “I am really impressed with the company’s long-term vision for growing the service market and also with the incredible wealth of talent and resources the company has available to succeed.”

“We are honored to have Jim join a team that boasts a wealth of talent from across the industry,” said Kent Grandgenett, service manager at Riekes Material Handling. “Jim is committed to excellence in everything he does, we look forward to continue to cultivating the best talent and growing our business in the Midwest.”

Metz brings over 25 years of service industry experience to his new role at Riekes Material Handling. He was a long-time leader at HP, where he held various leadership positions within the company, most recently maintenance supervisor.