NuTEC Manufacturing, New Lenox, Ill., appointed Thomas Tonra as director of sales and marketing.

Well-known in the meat processing industry, Tonra most recently worked for Anritsu Industrial Solutions USA as a marketing, communications and product manager, responsible for developing marketing and communications plans, partnering with industrial journals, training the internal and external sales teams on new products and sales strategies, organizing all tradeshows and communicating all activities to the executive team in the United States and Japan.

Prior to Anritsu, he worked for 30 years at Provisur Technologies (formerly Formax, Inc.) in a variety of roles ranging from parts/tooling inspector to global forming product manager.