Gainco Inc., a U.S.-based manufacturer of weighing, packaging, food inspection and other yield enhancement systems for the meat, poultry and seafood processing industries, announces the appointment of Mike Kleinosky as the company’s new Aftermarket Sales Manager. 

In this position, Kleinosky is responsible for the management of aftermarket parts sales and service provided to Gainco customers, along with providing consultation and advice on optimizing operational efficiency of systems and equipment.

A veteran of the food processing and poultry industries, Kleinosky brings nearly 30 years of sales and technical experience to his new post.  His background and capabilities include national equipment and aftermarket sales management and key account management, in addition to field application service activities.

Prior to joining Gainco, Kleinosky held a variety of sales and service management positions for several industry-leading equipment manufacturers.  Most recently, he served as the southeast area sales manager for GEA Food Solutions (formerly CFS North America), as well as service manager and further processing specialist positions for the company. 

Kleinosky has also held manufacturing, technical and managerial positions at Stork Food Systems, Suzanna’s Kitchen, and FMC Stein. 

Commenting on the appointment of Kleinosky, Joe Cowman, president, said, “Mike brings extensive experience and a solid record of accomplishment to his new position, as well as to our company.  He has a proven track record of supporting food processing facilities and helping them improve their plant efficiencies and productivity.  We are delighted to welcome him to Gainco.”

Since 1984, Gainco, Inc. has been a developer of online electronic weighing, sizing and distribution systems for the poultry, meat and seafood processing industries.  The company’s comprehensive product line includes sizing and distribution systems, weigh/bagging and bulking systems, vertical form-fill-seal systems, x-ray and metal detectors for detection of foreign objects, as well as a complete range of scales and weighing equipment. 

All Gainco systems are engineered for online, real-time information-gathering and reporting, thereby enhancing plants’ abilities to evaluate, refine and improve their processing practices. 

Gainco serves the needs of domestic and international customers.  Its systems and equipment are installed in major meat processing plants nationwide and outside the U.S.  The company is a subsidiary of Bettcher Industries, Inc.  Web site address: