RALEIGH, N.C. — Barbaric North America, Inc., has announced that it has named Roman Benkart as its new North American sales manager. The company provides material-handling technologies to manufacturing companies worldwide.

Benkart graduated from Appalachian State University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology. Prior to joining Barbaric, he worked as a senior project manager in the construction industry.

IMA Schelling Group serves as the sales and support partner for the North American market for Barbaric’s full range of material-handling systems including feeding systems, return conveyors, and automated storage retrieval systems. Barbaric North America handles the after-sales support for its product lines with factory-trained technicians and a local spare parts inventory from the IMA Schelling offices in Raleigh and Mississauga, Ontario.

Founded in Linz, Austria, in 1995, Barbaric GmbH develops automation and storage processes to facilitate the handling of heavy goods for wood manufacturers across Europe. See www.barbaric.us

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