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PORTSMOUTH, NH, USA – October 23, 2018 – The Micronics Engineered Filtration Group (Micronics Filtration Holdings, Inc.) announces that Marc Schaerer has joined the Company as Regional Sales Manager for the Mountain West region. Marc will be responsible for regional sales of Micronics’ Filter Press, Filter Cloth, Filter Plates, Press Parts & Accessories, and Service offerings to our customers in Utah, Wyoming, Nevada, Montana, Idaho, and in the Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon, and the Northwest Territories.
Prior to his joining Micronics, Marc built a solid career around mining and mining services after earning his BSME degree in Mechanical Engineering from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. Most recently, Marc has served as Regional Sales Manager for WesTech Engineering, where he drove international business for Europe, Central Asia, and Russia territory (ECAR), selling water processing equipment to mining and industrial customers. Prior to his tenure with WesTech, Marc worked for 8+ years at FLSmidth in their Capital Equipment Group, managing projects globally that included a $120M new concentrator project for Freeport McMoRan in Peru. He also worked in the company’s O&M group, selling and managing O&M contracts.
Marc has strong hands-on experience in the mining industry as well as the oil and gas industry, having worked previously for Kennecott Utah Copper – and its parent, Rio Tinto – as well as Halliburton.
“We are very excited that Marc has joined the Micronics Engineered Filtration team. Marc brings a wealth of relevant industry experience to Micronics, key to understanding and serving the technical/process needs of global mining & mineral processing and other industrial customers,” said Bernie Faulkner, President and CEO, Micronics Engineered Filtration Group.
Marc reports to Jason Wettstaedt, Vice President of Sales, North America, for the Micronics Engineered Filtration Group.
Marc is based locally out of the Salt Lake City area, where he has resided for over 20 years. He and his wife and two children enjoy the beautiful Utah outdoors in their spare time. Camping, riding dirt bikes, hiking, and adventuring are favorite activities.
Marc’s contact information is listed here for your convenience:
Marc Schaerer, Regional Sales Manager, Mountain West
Inside Sales for the Mountain West Region is handled by Lisa Shattuck. Here is Lisa’s contact information:
Lisa Shattuck, Inside Sales Representative, Mountain West
Tel: 603.433.1299 x3036
About the Micronics Engineered Filtration Group
The Micronics Engineered Filtration Group (Micronics Filtration Holdings, Inc.) consists of leading wet and dry engineered filtration companies including Micronics, Inc., Southern Filter Media, LLC., C.P. Environmental, LLC., United Process Control, Inc., along with the AeroPulse® brand of APC equipment. Micronics, Inc. is a worldwide expert in liquid/solid separation.
Incorporated in 1983 and founded by Barry Hibble, Micronics has been a portfolio company of Vance Street Capital, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, since 2013. In late 2014, Micronics expanded into dry filtration and air pollution control products and services with the acquisition of Southern Filter Media (SFM). C.P. Environmental (CPE), United Process Control (UPC), and AeroPulse joined the Micronics Engineered Filtration Group in 2015.
The Micronics companies collectively serve customers’ filtration needs in mining and mineral processing; energy, power generation; industrial; chemical manufacturing; pigments and dyes; food and beverage; steel and iron processing; aggregates, cement and asphalt; pharmaceutical & biotechnology; and water/wastewater treatment. The company’s tagline underscores its breadth and capabilities: Single Source for Filter Press and Air Pollution Control Needs.
Francine S. Bernitz
Marketing Director, Micronics Engineered Filtration Group