FasTest Introduces Ed Shirley as New HVAC-Refrigeration Sales Manager

Minneapolis, MN—January 1, 2017—FasTest, Inc. announces that Ed Shirley has been hired as a Sales Manager for FasTest’s HVAC-Refrigeration business unit, effective immediately.

Mr. Shirley will oversee FasTest’s sales operations in the HVAC-R business segment, with a specific focus on key account management. “We were determined to find someone with strong industry knowledge and a history of growing business with large accounts,” said Gary Rychley, President of FasTest. “Ed is a natural fit for our organization and has worked as a representative of FasTest products for over thirty years.”

Before joining FasTest, Mr. Shirley most recently served as the President of Brodersen Associates Incorporated. His prior experience also includes sales positions at Metal Tools Incorporated and Nealco Products Incorporated. “I am very grateful to have this opportunity with rapidly growing organization in FasTest.” said Mr. Shirley. “Having worked with FasTest as a sales representative for over 30 years, I understand the commitment to innovation and growth the company has made. I’m very excited to be a part of the team.”

FasTest Continues to Expand U.S. Network of Distribution Partners

Leader in Quick Connectors Adds Domestic Distribution Partners

new-distribution-map_11-10-2016Minneapolis, MN—November 10, 2016—FasTest, Inc. announces new partnerships with three industry-leading distribution companies: Innovative Fluid Power North (upper Midwest),  Fluid Specialties (Oklahoma), and Flow Dynamics and Automation (Southeast).

These new distribution partnerships reflect FasTest’s continued dedication to providing world-class sales and technical support throughout the United States. FasTest’s partnerships with IFP North, Fluid Specialties and Flow Dynamics and Automation also reflect FasTest’s commitment to an expanded presence in the fluid power and mobile hydraulics industry. “These new partnerships will assist us in providing expert technical support and product solutions to our customers within the fluid power industry,” stated Brent Fischmann, Vice President of Sales & Marketing. “Our newest partners are a very welcomed addition to our rapidly growing business and we look forward to working together to continue expanding the FasTest brand.”

FasTest Adds Connection Verification Technology To Most Trusted Quick Connectors in the Industry!

Revolutionary SMART Technology Verifies the Connection Before Running a Leak Test

FE & FI Quick Connectors with Connection VerificationMinneapolis, MN—September 12, 2016—FasTest, Inc. introduces Connection Verification TM technology to its industry leading pneumatically actuated FE Series and FI Series quick connectors. This new SMART technology provides a highly accurate electrical output with immediate connection status feedback.

Connection Verification enabled FasTest quick connectors increase production efficiency by reducing wasteful rework associated with regular leak test systems.

FasTest Appoints New Regional Sales Manager

Minneapolis, MN—July 7, 2016—FasTest, Inc. announces that Josh Beckfeld has assumed the role of Regional Sales Manager to further the company’s growth initiatives in the southwest region.Josh_Beckfeld

Josh joined FasTest as a Technical Sales Representative in 2014, after previously working as an Inside Sales Lead for Design Ready Controls. Josh has accumulated significant sales and engineering experience, and will serve as a strong representative of FasTest’s rapidly growing brand and product offering. FasTest’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Brent Fischmann, stated that “Josh has demonstrated strong technical knowledge and an innate ability to connect with customers during his time spent at FasTest. We look forward to his continued success with FasTest as our newest Regional Sales Manager.

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