(St. Louis, Missouri, USA: August 7, 2007) FKI Logistex, a global leader in integrated material handling solutions, announces the appointment of Chris Roach to the new position of vice president, Customer Service, FKI Logistex North America. Reporting to Steve Ackerman, president, FKI Logistex North America, Roach assumes responsibility for all North American parts sales, parts order fulfillment operations, and hotline technical support.

Chris is well-equipped to lead the FKI Logistex team in providing reliable, qualified, and responsive customer service, says Ackerman.

Meeting our customers needs by providing seamless, integrated aftermarket support is critical not only to their success, but also to the success of FKI Logistex, says Roach. Im looking forward to leading a team that will exceed our customers expectations.

Roach has a bachelors degree in electronics engineering from DeVry University, and a masters in business administration from Michigan State University. He brings 17 years of engineering, management, and leadership experience to his new position. Prior to his appointment as vice president, Roach was director of the Parts Group for FKI Logistex Manufacturing Systems North America. He has previously held management and engineering positions at Diamond Electric Manufacturing Corporation, Excel Communications, Inc., and American Greeting Card Corporation.

About FKI Logistex
FKI Logistex (www.fkilogistex.com) is a leading global provider of automated material handling solutions, supplying its customers with an integrated set of leading-edge technologies in high-speed sortation, conveyor systems, robotic and conventional palletizing, paperless pick products, AS/RS, controls, order fulfillment systems, RFID implementation, EDS integration, baggage handling systems, warehouse control systems, and total material handling automation.

FKI Logistex provides material handling solutions for airports, postal facilities, parcel distribution, manufacturing operations, library automation, and for warehouse and distribution facilities. With projects that include many of the world's largest and most advanced material handling operations, FKI Logistex has manufacturing, engineering and support facilities around the world.