RACO Hires New Director of Engineering and Manufacturing

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Jan. 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RACO Manufacturing and Engineering Company Inc., a leading provider of remote monitoring, reporting and control devices, has announced today the addition of a new director of engineering and manufacturing. Michael Jammal, former program manager at Rockwell Automation, joins the RACO team and will oversee engineering and engineering-related departments, as well as new business growth and development.

Michael fulfills the responsibility for two key functional areas in his new role as director of engineering and manufacturing: Leading and overseeing the growth and development of profitable new business while managing engineering functions and manufacturing. Michael Jammal will report directly to Connie Brown, president of RACO.

"Michael is a motivated and enthusiastic engineering professional, and we are thrilled to welcome him to the RACO team," said Brown. "His unique mix of marketing, manufacturing and engineering experience will directly impact our product development and the support of our business partners."

Jammal brings more than 30 years of engineering experience to his new role at RACO, most recently with a seven-year tenure at Rockwell Automation as a program manager, where he was responsible for managing commercial relationships with third-party companies. Michael has a master's degree in engineering management from Northeastern University, and his extensive professional career spans three decades in electronics at Honeywell Information Systems, Modicon, Schneider Electric and most recently at Rockwell Automation. He has extensive engineering, manufacturing and marketing experience to help RACO with product extensions and new designs, and to extend the company into new markets and industry segments.

James Brown, RACO



About RACO Manufacturing and Engineering Company

For more than 60 years and with more than 60,000 installations, RACO Manufacturing and Engineering Co. of Emeryville, Calif., has provided municipalities, industry and government with a wide variety of high-quality, reliable remote communications systems and RTUs for data logging, alarm autodialing, remote monitoring, reporting and control. For more information, contact RACO at 1400 62nd St., Emeryville, CA 94608; Ph: 800-722-6999; Fax: 510-658-3153; email: sales@racoman.com; or visit racoman.com

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