Craig Frendewey was recently named president of Kalenborn Abresist Corp., and will have full responsibility of the company’s North American operations, which include Kalenborn Abresist, Kalenborn Canada and Kalenborn Technologies.
Located in Urbana, Ind., Kalenborn Abresist is a leader in the design and supply of wear solutions for a wide range of industries utilizing various mineral and metallic solutions.
Frendewey first joined the company in 2013 as sales manager. He was later named senior vice president of sales and marketing and then to senior vice president in 2016.
He is a graduate of Northern Michigan University and has more than 30 years of experience in industrial distribution and specialty contracting within the power generation, mining, pulp and paper, and oil and gas markets.
Kalenborn Abresist’s wear- and abrasion-resistant linings and coatings reduce downtime and maintenance and are marketed throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. These wear-resistant linings and coatings serve a variety of processing equipment including hydraulic and pneumatic components and pipes handling large quantities of bulk materials. A variety of industries are also served, including the utility, mining, iron and steel, mineral-processing, chemical, pulp and paper, and food-processing industries.