PVA, a global supplier of automated dispensing and coating equipment, is pleased to announce to announce the appointment of Shashank Prakash as the new Regional Sales Manager for the Western US and Canada. With his diverse background in engineering and extensive B2B sales experience, Prakash brings a wealth of expertise to further strengthen PVA’s presence in this crucial market. Based in Seattle, Washington, Prakash will spearhead PVA’s efforts to better serve existing and future customers across Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada and British Columbia.

Originally from India, Prakash’s passion for engineering led him to pursue his Mechanical Engineering studies both in his home country and in France, where he was awarded the prestigious Eiffel Scholarship by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Complementing his technical acumen, he further honed his business skills by earning an MBA from North Carolina State University, setting the stage for a successful career in the industry.

Prior to joining PVA, Prakash distinguished himself at Saint-Gobain, where he excelled in B2B sales, adeptly developing new business opportunities through a sales representative and distribution sales channel. His proven track record in building strong customer relationships and driving revenue growth makes him an invaluable addition to PVA’s sales team.

“We are pleased to welcome Shashank to the PVA family as our new Regional Sales Manager for the Western US and Canada,” said Frank Hart, Managing Director at PVA. “His diverse skillset, international experience, and expertise in B2B sales align perfectly with our commitment to delivering exceptional customer service and innovative solutions. We are confident that under Shashank’s leadership, we will further enhance our presence in this vital market and continue to exceed the expectations of our valued customers.”

As PVA focuses Prakash’s territory to Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, and British Columbia, the company is poised to better serve its customers with localized support, prompt service, and unparalleled technical expertise.

“I am thrilled to join PVA and take on the exciting challenge of spearheading sales efforts in the Western US and Canadian market,” said Prakash. “I am committed to building strong partnerships with our customers, understanding their unique needs, and delivering cutting-edge solutions that drive their success. I look forward to contributing to PVA’s continued growth and leadership in the automated dispensing and coating equipment industry.”

PVA is excited to have Prakash on board and is confident that his wealth of knowledge and experience will further strengthen the company’s position as a leading global supplier in the industry.

PVA is a world-class innovator of high quality, repeatable dispensing and conformal coating systems. The company manufactures turnkey solutions that help customers improve their competitiveness, such as coating inspection, optical bonding and curing ovens.

For more information about PVA, please contact PVA at info@pva.net or (518) 371-2684.

PVA’s customer driven solutions are utilized worldwide in applications for printed circuit assembly, semiconductor packaging, medical device manufacturing, telecommunications, solar, and consumer electronics. Throughout the changing global manufacturing landscape, from laboratory applications to advance production systems, PVA provides technologies that deliver unmatched precision and reliability.