KTR U.K. welcomes new sales manager

Power transmission component manufacturer KTR U.K. has appointed Joseph Parry as its new area sales manager.


The 28-year-old will be tasked with working with KTR’s existing clients in the East & Southern regions, as well as identifying and developing relationships with new customers.


He joins the firm from aluminium casthouse solutions provider Altek, where he was an area sales representative. Prior to that, he was an account manager at dental equipment manufacturer Bredent.


He said: “I’m delighted to be joining the team at KTR at this exciting time. As a market-leader in power transmission technology, it has forged a strong reputation within its industry and I am looking forward to helping it build on this success by delivering for existing customers and attracting new ones.”


KTR, based in Sheffield, has been manufacturing power transmission products for a wide range of energy sector applications, including generator sets, pumps, and compressors, for more than 50 years.


It manufactures a range of flexible flange couplings for diesel flywheel applications, high speed shaft-to-shaft couplings for pump and compressor applications, OAC oil/air blast coolers, and bespoke combination coolers capable of cooling oil, air, water or fuel simultaneously within one unit.


The firm is part of global parent company KTR Systems GmbH, which is headquartered in Germany and makes mechanical couplings and overload systems, torque measuring shafts, clamping sets, joints, hydraulic and electromechanical brake systems, hydraulic components, and cooling systems for industrial applications in mechanical and plant engineering.