GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — Canature is pleased to announce that Mike Barone has joined the company as the Northeastern U.S. sales manager, according to a press release

Barone will work with Murray Donahoe, who is transitioning to an inside customer service role, to provide a continual high level of support to existing customers, as well as add new business, stated the release.

Barone has nearly 25 years of direct industry experience, with 15 years in regional sales management roles with Res Kem, Culligan and Hellenbrand, and has developed and implemented numerous sales and service programs as well as provided professional sales and technical training, continued the release.

Barone will report directly to SVP of Business Development David Taft (Eastern U.S. region), and will work from his home office in N.Y., noted the release.