McNeil Industries appoints MRSI to Expand Technical, Sales, Service support for MAXAM® Bearing distributors
Painesville, Ohio, USA – April 15, 2006 – McNeil Industries, maker of MAXAM® plain and full-complement bearings and other precision specialty products, has appointed Maintenance Reliability Solutions, Inc. (MRSI) to expand the company’s technical, sales, and service support to industrial distributors who market MAXAM bearing products, as well as their customers.
Founded by bearings industry veterans Jeff Blankenship and Jeff Craig, MRSI helps industrial facilities identify maintenance problems and engineer new MRO product and maintenance solutions that improve process reliability and reduce costs.
“We’re pleased to welcome MRSI to the McNeil Industries team. Both Jeff Blankenship and Jeff Craig have a unique knowledge of the needs of industrial distributors and the industries that they serve,” says Randall J. McNeil, President and CEO.
“We are glad to join with McNeil Industries and support the MAXAM bearing, not only because this product is known as a ‘problem solver,’ but also because McNeil’s US-based production capabilities can deliver custom product solutions with very flexible lead times,” says Blankenship.
Together, Blankenship and Craig bring 32 years of technical sales and marketing management experience to MRSI and the MAXAM sales effort. Blankenship’s most recent position was as NSK Corporation’s Manager, National Sales, for the Primary Metals Industry. Co-founder Craig brings a combined 16 years of sales and management experience with several companies.
About McNeil Industries
McNeil Industries, based in Painesville, Ohio, delivers specialty products and services recognized worldwide for superior performance. Its unique MAXAM® plain and full-complement bearings offer extended service life, even under the harshest conditions of load, moisture, heat, and contamination. Its Precision Guide Systems products—pins, bushings, bearing cages and accessories—are widely used and trusted by the precision stamping industry worldwide. The company also offers precision machining services, industrial seals, and value-added services to customers in Ohio and across the U.S.