Ashworth Bros Inc., announces the appointment of Flavio Desanti Correa as its exclusive Sales Representative in Brazil. Mr. Correa will be responsible for introducing Ashworth’s extensive line of conveyor belting into the Brazilian meat and poultry, bakery, snack, and container markets. Based in Campinas, Mr. Correa will be responsible for customer support in all of Brazil.

“The appointment of a Brazilian sales representative illustrates Ashworth’s commitment to provide additional and more effective support to the Latin American market. Mr. Correa will be instrumental in meeting Ashworth’s strategic initiatives to expand sales and service into the region,” noted Tom Surmiak, International Sales and Marketing Director for Ashworth. “We selected Mr. Correa because of his proven experience with importing products into Brazil, his outstanding technical background, and his excellent industrial contacts.”

Mr. Correa brings a wealth of international experience with industrial products in sales, management, and operations. His previous positions include Vice President for Engineering and Quality at Allied Signal Automotive, and Brazilian Sales Representative for Manco Inc. A native of Rio de Janeiro, Mr. Correa holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Pontificia Universidade Catolica in Rio de Janeiro. His technical background, sales experience, and command of English, Spanish, and Portuguese will help him excel as the new representative for Ashworth.

Ashworth is an ISO 9001 registered, global manufacturer of metal, plastic, and hybrid process conveyor belting. For over 50 years, Ashworth’s innovative products have set the industry standard for quality and performance. With manufacturing facilities in the US, UK, and Netherlanbs and sales offices worldwide, the company is committed to helping customers solve conveying and material handling challenges. Ashworth also supports customers with engineering services for installation, maintenance, training and troubleshooting.