CHARLOTTE, NC--(Marketwired - Feb 24, 2015) - BACE, a global manufacturer of balers and compactors for the recycling and waste-disposal industries, has hired Andrew Martindale to the position of National Service Manager. In this position, created in response to growing demand, Martindale will be responsible for scheduling all service and warranty calls and for managing all parts orders and returns.

"We're not sure what we're happier about," said Matt Hatfield, President of BACE, "that we were able to find a person of Andrew's caliber -- or that we've grown the business to the point at which we needed him. Either way, we're happy to have him."

A graduate of from Central Piedmont Community College with a degree in automotive mechanics, Martindale spent three years as a Certified Toyota Mechanic then spent a year as a Raymond Forklift Technician, and two years as a Parts Correspondent/Warehouse specialist. He then spent three years honing his managerial and administrative skills working as a restaurant manager.

At BACE, Martindale will have the opportunity to apply his detail orientation to organize, manage, schedule and provide reports on the company's service calls and warranty programs. He'll manage and report on parts inventories and returns. And he'll interact with and help to maintain key accounts.

"I feel like I've found the position for which I've been preparing myself," said Martindale. "I have the technical and mechanical knowledge to understand BACE's manufacturing operations. I have the operational and managerial skills to manage and schedule our service technicians and their appointments. And I have the organizational skills to manage the parts inventory. This is a great opportunity and I'm happy to be here to contribute to the company's growth and success, as well as to the satisfaction of our customers."

About BACE
BACE is a global manufacturer of heavy-duty balers and compactors for use in the recycling and waste-management industries. Until the transition to the new facility, BACE is headquartered at 2205 North Tryon Street in Charlotte, NC. For more information, please visit

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