KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Mike Minock, a 22-year veteran in the meat and cheese-slicing industry, has joined Weber’s North American sales team as key account and product manager. He will manage and further develop Weber’s relationships with many high-volume processors and also help direct Weber’s development of new and growing partnerships with bacon processors.

“With the recent introduction of Weber’s Bacon Slicer stirring market excitement and interest, we are pleased to add Mike’s depth of product-specific knowledge and his broad experience to Weber’s already talented team of sales and application experts,” said Scott Scriven, CEO and president.

For more than two decades, Minock worked with slicing-equipment customers of Formax and Cashin. He will remain based in the Chicago area where he can quickly respond to solution needs from coast to coast. He currently resides in Peotone, Ill., with his wife and two children. He can be reached directly by e-mail at mminock@weberslicer.com or through the Weber North American Technology Center and demonstration facility in Kansas City, Mo., at (800) 505-9591.

Weber is the world’s largest manufacturer of high-tech slicing machinery, as well as a wide variety of skinners, derinders, food robotics and ice machines. Founded in 1981, it operates three manufacturing facilities in Germany.