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Okada America Inc. Names New Product Manager

Tue June 18, 2019 - National Edition
Okada America Inc.


LaCorte is a veteran of the construction equipment industry with over 25 years in the industry, including previous stints with Allied, LaBounty, NPK and Rotar.
LaCorte is a veteran of the construction equipment industry with over 25 years in the industry, including previous stints with Allied, LaBounty, NPK and Rotar.

Jim Brown, president of Okada America, Inc. has announced that Okada America, Inc. and Rotar International BV have entered into a joint alliance of their demolition attachment businesses in the North American marketplace effective January 1, 2019.

In conjunction with this announcement, Brown also announced the addition of Sal LaCorte to the position of product manager ─ Demolition/Recycling/Scrap. In his new position, LaCorte will be responsible for the development of the sales activity for the Rotar attachments within Okada's non-impact tools division including demolition, recycling, scrap handling and mobile shear products.

The joint alliance was created to offer customers more options in demolition, recycling and scrap yard attachments. And, the joint alliance along with the addition of Sal LaCorte to the Okada sales team will strengthen the Okada and Rotar Distributor networks in their ability to service existing and future customers in the non-impact tools division.

LaCorte is a veteran of the construction equipment industry with over 25 years in the industry, including previous stints with Allied, LaBounty, NPK and Rotar. His experience at the manufacturing level includes product engineering systems design, territorial field sales management and OEM sales management. Sal has served on the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.'s (ISRI) Government Relations and Convention Committee and the Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) Government Relations Committee.

About Okada America

Through more than 200 U.S. and Canadian Distributors, Okada offers a complete line of excavator, loader/backhoe, skid-steer, track loader and mini-excavator mounted attachments including breakers (TOP Series and ORV Series), crushers, demolition shears, pulverizers, processors, grapples, compactors (OAC Series) and screen buckets along with a Pedestal Rock Breaker Boom System line.