Ashton Industrial, a UK-based manufacturer of automated glass processing machinery, appointed Heinz Wiedmayer and Joe Santelli its new global sales coordinator and official distributor for North America, respectively.

Heinz’s almost 10 years of background in the industry includes training and worldwide marketing activities for two glass machinery manufacturers. He will now head the international sales, support and coordination of Ashton’s overseas representatives.

Santelli assumes responsibility for all USA and Canadian inquiries and sales of the company’s glass machinery and automation systems.