Macurco adds former Honeywell gas detection sales leader to global management team
Company continues expansive growth in fixed, portable gas detection solutions, names Ron Unruh to role as Vice President of Sales
Macurco Gas Detection, a leading developer of gas detection solutions for oil and gas, emergency responders, industrial safety, HVAC, fire and security and building operations, today announced that Ron Unruh will be joining the company as Vice President of Sales.
Mr. Unruh brings more than 20 years of experience as a sales leader in the detection and instrumentation industry to his new role at Macurco.
For the past five years, Mr. Unruh was a gas detection sales leader at Honeywell Industrial Safety and RAE Systems by Honeywell. Most recently, Mr. Unruh was Manager, Wireless Business Development GPP Team. Prior to this leadership position, he was Sales Manager for the Americas Fixed Systems and MeshGuard products.
Prior to Honeywell, Mr. Unruh was at Tyco-Scott Safety for 13 years, first as regional sales manager and then as a zone manager for the Fixed Instrumentation business.
Prior to Tyco-Scott Safety, Mr. Unruh was a regional sales manager and technical instrument specialist at Biosystems, Inc. (currently Honeywell) and at Orr Safety Corporation, respectively.
“The market demand for innovative wireless fixed gas detection systems has created a strong global solution delivery opportunity for Macurco and its distributors. I strongly believe that Macurco’s set of fixed and portable gas detection solutions deliver unmatched detection and protection capabilities to Oil and Gas and Industrial operations that are seeking to protect their workers, the community and their assets,” said Mr. Unruh. “Macurco’s 45-year track record has set the stage for the company to become a global leader in delivering world-class gas detection technologies. Macurco is well-positioned to deliver life-saving technologies to industries that require real-time, wireless fixed and portable gas detection systems.”
Macurco’s Leadership and Company Growth
Macurco has recently made several key appointments to its management, sales, support and technology development team as part of its strategy to drive future company growth. The company’s year-over-year steady revenue progress has led to the necessity to augment its team with senior, experienced gas detection industry leadership.
“Ron will help us meet the growing demand for our new, advanced, fixed wireless gas detection systems that deliver real-time detection for Industrial Safety, Oil & Gas, Rendering, Waste Treatment and Environmental operations,” said Jeffrey Christiansen, Macurco President. “With his extensive experience in the gas detection industry, ability to build and grow a highly-efficient sales team, indirect channel sales growth experience, and role as a global sales director with Honeywell, Ron will be a valuable asset to help drive new company expansion.”
About Macurco Gas Detection
Macurco Gas Detection is a division of Aerionics Inc. Macurco designs, develops and manufactures a full set of fixed and portable gas detection monitors for the protection of workers, responders and the community.
Macurco’s products provide the most advanced gas detection and protection of workers and the community via three product solutions. These solutions include the superior TracXP fixed wireless gas monitors for Oil and Gas and industrial applications; the innovative, industry-standard Macurco fixed gas monitors for security systems, building automation, HVAC systems, parking structure, cold storage, beverage and restaurant CO2 detection, and home/personal safety; and the groundbreaking AimSafety portable gas detection monitors for monitoring specific gases in potentially hazardous environments including fire and hazmat, oil and gas and industrial safety applications.
Macurco has more than 45-years of proven gas detection experience in residential, commercial and industrial gas detection. Macurco gas detection systems are widely recognized by distributors and users for their high performance and consistent reliability. Macurco, AimSafety and TracXP gas monitors are used in more than 50-countries around the world by major organizations protect workers and the community and save lives and maintain safety. Macurco is based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Learn more at www.macurco.com.