ICS Magazine

Robert Kline Appointed Senior Vice President And General Manager of Prochem

September 29, 2004
Denver, Co - Dennis Meagher, CEO of Castle Rock Industries (CRI), today announced that Robert Kline has been promoted to the role of Senior Vice President - Professional Chemical Corporation (Prochem), one of four brands in the CRI family.

"Prochem is the industry leader in professional carpet care," Meagher noted, "The company is the only manufacturer rated as number one in terms of both its truck mount equipment and carpet chemicals. We felt it was important that this division have strong, hands-on management, and Bob Kline will provide that."

Kline joined Prochem almost two years ago as the company's director of sales, working out of the corporate headquarters in Chandler, AZ. "Because of our customer-centric focus, I've worked closely with all of the divisions at Prochem - operations,manufacturing, customer service. Therefore, I know the company and its capabilitiesvery well, and this new assignment should be an easy transition."

Kline has more than 30 years of sales and marketing experience for both domestic and international organizations. He had demonstrated success in the service industry, professional grade machinery, and commercial and consumer branded chemicals. His specific strengths have been in reducing operating expenses, increasing sales and profitability, and overseeing product development, skills that he will bring to his new assignment.

"As Dennis noted, Prochem is the industry leader in professional carpet cleaning equipment and chemicals. My goal for the rest of this year, and 2005, is to expand on that leadership position and help the company increase its overall profitability."

Kline now reports directly to Dennis Meagher, and will now be part of CRI's lead team, which oversees the operation of all of Castle Rock Industries. In addition to Prochem, CRI is the parent company of three other industry-leading brands: Windsor Industries, TecServ and Graco. CRI is headquartered in Englewood, CO.