ESTE, PADOVA, ITALY — PTM Technology srl announced on April 14 the appointment of Roberto La Caria as general manager.

La Caria began his career 25 years ago and has acquired an extensive experience in sales, marketing, operations and general management of Italian and international businesses. He has worked in a number of industries including agricultural machine design and production.

La Caria will have overall responsibility for managing and continuing to build the PTM business as well as developing and executing its long-term overall strategy.

A company of Vicwest's Westeel division headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, PTM Technology, based in Este, Italy, supplies customized handling equipment across the world including bucket elevators, chain conveyors and belt conveyors with capacities from 20 tph to 1,800 tph.