KENT, OHIO – March 14, 2018 – Furukawa Rock Drill USA (FRD), a leading manufacturer of blast hole drills, hydraulic breakers and various other attachments for compact utility loaders, skid steers, mini excavators, backhoes and excavators, announces the appointment of George Hample to regional sales manager, Rock Drill Division.

In his position, Hample will be responsible for growing and maintaining dealer relationships in the company’s Midwest region, including Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Tennessee, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the western region of Virginia.

“We are very excited to have George serving our customers in this region,” says Jeff Crane, president, FRD USA. “His experience in selling high value-added equipment, his knowledge of the industry and our products and long track record of successfully building relationships make him a great addition to the FRD USA sales team. ”

Prior to joining FRD USA, Hample worked as a territory manager for Knickerbocker Russell Company. He brings decades of experience to FRD USA and its customers.

Furukawa Rock Drill USA is a leading manufacturer of blast hole drills, hydraulic breakers and various other attachments for skid steer, mini excavators, backhoes and excavators. FRD USA Attachment Division (formerly marketed as Kent Demolition Tool) is a leading brand throughout North and Central America, and FRD USA Rock Drill Division offers a complete line of advanced drills and accessories for construction and quarry sites.