Bettcher Industries Inc. has announced the appointment of Keith A. Moffitt as the company’s eastern regional sales representative. In this position, Moffitt will be responsible for sales and service activities for Bettcher’s Whizard® Trimmer and AirShirz® scissors product lines. He will support customers located in the eastern United States, including the Delmarva region, North Carolina, New Jersey and eastern New York, plus New England.

Moffitt has nearly 20 years of experience in the food processing industry, most recently at Del Monte Fresh Produce where he held the position of operations manager at the company’s Greensboro, N.C. facility. Moffitt has also served as debone plant superintendent, breast debone supervisor and cut-up supervisor at the Gold Kist Farms facility in Siler City, N.C. where his responsibilities included the oversight of 350 workers. In addition to his supervisory and managerial background, Moffitt has extensive experience in QA/QC activities, and holds HACCP certification.

Earlier in his career, Moffitt was a self-employed poultry producer for nearly 15 years, giving him important hands-on experience in profitably managing the full scope of poultry production ranging from feed procurement to equipment and ventilation requirements, as well as compliance with government agencies.

Commenting on Moffitt’s appointment as a regional manager, Larry Bettcher, president, stated, “We are delighted to welcome Keith to the company. His background and skills in both production and processing make him particularly well-suited to serving the needs of important industry players such as Perdue, Townsend, Allen Family Foods Pilgrim’s Pride and Mountaire Farms and others – and in helping them improve their yields and maximize profits. I know he will serve our customers in the eastern region very well.”

Established in 1944, Bettcher Industries brings more than five decades of successful innovation to the food processing industry. The company is a leading developer and manufacturer of innovative precision cutting tools for food processing and industrial operations. Based in the United States, Bettcher Industries is an ISO 9001-certified company with direct distribution and service in more than 50 countries throughout the world. Phone: (440) 965-4422. Web site: