Working closely with customers to solve complex problems with metal fabrication, he specializes in the use of Rigid-tex®.
GRAND LAKE, CO, April 27, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Chris Russ has been inducted into Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Having celebrated 20 years of success with the Rigidized® Metals Corporation in 2022, Mr. Russ originally joined the company in 2002 as its western sales manager. Named as the director of business development in 2010, he primarily collaborates with purchasing and engineering teams to provide manufacturing solutions for clients across numerous industries. Working closely with customers to solve complex problems with metal fabrication, he specializes in the use of Rigid-tex®, a product line that offers superior quality when it comes to weight, strength and durability. Among other responsibilities, Mr. Russ manages sales development opportunities, the coordination of sales and marketing development, and customer satisfaction.
Rigidized® Metals Corporation was founded in 1940, and has risen to become a leader in deep-textured, three-dimensional metals used for application in the architectural, industrial, and transportation industries. Headquartered in Buffalo, New York, the company has garnered a reputation for providing quality and functional products that are competitively priced satisfying multiple business sectors. Before joining Rigidized® Metals Corporation, Mr. Russ spent 18 years with the Rich Products Corporation, a family-owned food company based in Buffalo. There, he gained invaluable experience in both sales and marketing between 1984 and 2002. Attributing much of his success to his ability to identify his customer's needs, he also notes his commitment to customer satisfaction.
Mr. Russ graduated from Nichols School, a college preparatory school in Buffalo, in 1980. He was subsequently accepted to Hartwick College, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Management in 1984. He is also a member of the Alpha Delta Omega Fraternity.
To better serve the industry, Mr. Russ is a professional member of the National Association of Trailer Manufacturers, the National Truck Equipment Association, FABTECH and the Food Processing Suppliers Association.
Highlighting his early achievements, Mr. Russ was recognized with a Man of the Year Award in 1987 and a President's Award in 1988 from the Rich Products Corporation.
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