REEDSBURG, Wis. — Hankscraft Inc. announced Bob Kappel has been appointed as the division manager of the H2O Products Group, according to a press release.

Kappel will lead the product development, customer service, sales and marketing teams for Hankscraft’s line of water treatment products, which include systems for softening, iron, chlorine/chloramine and sulfur removal, descaling, microfiltration and reverse osmosis (RO), stated the release.

Kappel has more than 20 years of experience in the sales, design, manufacturing, installation and maintenance of commercial filtration and disinfection systems, continued the release.

The release reported Kappel has previously held positions with Siemens Water Technologies, ProMinent Fluid Controls and Engineered Treatment Systems, served as co-chair of the Wisconsin HFS 172 code revision committee, served as the executive board chairperson for the PPOA and was an AFO instructor trainer.

“His extensive water treatment experience in ozone, chlorine dioxide, chlorine, ultraviolet, analyzers and controllers, [macrofiltration] and microfiltration, variable frequency drives and controls will be invaluable to [the] H2O team,” noted the release.

You can find the release here.