Ritter Machinery adds three experts to staff
May 16, 2022 | 10:47 am CDT

Ritter Machinery has added three new members, including Ron Holmes, Zelio Ferrarini, and William Benneh.

Ritter Machinery has added three professionals to its staff. Ritter is part of the Choice Machinery Group that manufactures American-made machinery brands in Holland, Mich., including Ritter Machinery, Evans Machinery and Evans Midwest Machinery. 

Ron Holmes works in the technical services/customer support department at Ritter Machinery. Holmes brings a wealth of experience to the department across both case-goods manufacturing and laminating. He spent 20 years as the owner and manager of a full-service cabinet manufacturing and installation shop as well as several years as the operations manager in the office furniture market at a Tier 2 supplier.  
Zelio Ferrarini is responsible for the engineering on various Evans Midwest machines that Choice Machinery now produces after the acquisition of the Midwest Automation Laminating division announced in July 2021. Ferrarini has more than 20 years of engineering experience using Solidworks to design machinery and components in a variety of industries.   
William Benneh is an engineering graduate of Calvin University, Grand Rapids, Mich. In addition to a year of experience in engineering processing and Solidworks design at CETEC, Glen Burnie, Maryland, Benneh has also had an internships at Knoll Inc. He will be responsible for Evans Midwest flat panel laminating.

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