Shermco Industries, a leading provider of rotating machinery testing, repairing and remanufacturing as well as power systems maintenance and electrical damage restoration services, has hired Ben Padgett as project manager for Drive Services.
Padgett brings Shermco more than 20 years of experience in drive and automation sales and application. Prior to joining the company, Padgett spent 11 years working for a major manufacturer, where he led corporate business development for many drive and related products. Previous to this, he held the positions of Controls Engineer and Account Manager for a large systems integrator. He is an active member of his community serving on the Parks and Wildlife board as well as the school board for a local private school.
“We are happy to welcome Ben aboard the Shermco team,” said Scott Meador, vice president of Shermco’s Machine Services Division. “His extensive background in sales, distribution, application and engineering services will be beneficial to our Drives and Automation department.”
Shermco Industries (shermco.com) is a provider of safe, reliable testing, repair, professional training, maintenance and analysis of rotating machines and electrical power distribution systems and related equipment for the light, medium, and heavy industrial base nationwide. Founded in 1974 in Dallas, the company is comprised of two strategic business units; Machine Services Division and an Engineering Services Division. With a corporate location in Irving, Texas, a sales office in Brussels and service centers in Austin and Tulsa, Shermco Industries has over 250 full-time employees and exceeds $65 million in annual revenues. The company is a member in good standing with the American Wind Energy Association, European Wind Energy Association, Global Wind Energy Council, Electrical Apparatus Service Association and the International Electrical Testing Association.