ROBESONIA, PA. — Tremaine Hartranft has been promoted to director of technical sales at Reading Bakery Systems (RBS). In his new role, Hartranft will be responsible for the technical sales group, project management group and applications group. He also will assist the growing RBS worldwide sales team and support customer visits to the United States.

Hartranft joined RBS in May 2005 as application designer. He was named project engineer in 2006 before being promoted to his most recent position of director of engineering in 2013. Prior to joining RBS he was a research and development engineer at Brentwood Industries, Inc. He began his career as a process analyst with Agere Systems Inc.

He received an associate’s degree in electrical engineering technology and a bachelor of science degree in electro-mechanical engineering technology, both from Penn State University.

“We are very excited to welcome Tremaine and the wealth of technical expertise that he brings to our sales team,” said Shawn Moye, VP of sales at RBS. “He will play a valuable role in all of our projects moving forward.”

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