August 6, 2009

John Locarno
Global Sales & Marketing Manager
(608) 365-2563
Fax: (608) 365-6812

Durst Hires New Global Sales and Marketing Manager

SHOPIERE, WI — Durst has appointed John Locarno Global Sales and Marketing Manager.

John has extensive experience in the industrial manufacturing field along with a strong senior sales and marketing management background. He brings to this position sales, marketing and management skills geared towards the manufacture of off-highway equipment.

John holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with a major in Marketing.

About Durst

Durst, a Regal Beloit Company headquartered in Clinton, Wis., is a worldwide leader in gear drives and transmissions. Durst boasts one of the most comprehensive mechanical power transmission product offerings for off-highway, agriculture and material handling equipment in North America. With over 75 years of industrial experience, Durst offers full design, development and test capabilities utilizing work cells, flexible automation, three-dimensional solid modeling and four-square testing. Whether standard, modified or custom, products are designed and manufactured to customer specifications. For more information, call (800) 356-0775 or visit the Durst website at