AMHERST, NY – Griffco Valve Inc., Amherst, New York, a manufacturer of pump accessories for chemical-feed systems, has appointed Gregory T. Lucas as U.S. Western Regional Sales Manager. He will be responsible for providing training and sales support for the company’s distributors as well as expanding the company’s distributor network.

“Greg has a history of success in understanding what customers require to get the most out of their pumping systems,” said Colin Black, President of Griffco Valve.

Lucas joins the company from the pump manufacturer Netzsch, where he served as Regional Sales Manager for Texas and Oklahoma. During a career spanning more than 30 years, he has held sales and sales management positions at Grundfos, Oliver Equipment Co. and other companies in the chemical and petrochemical processing industries.

Lucas is a resident of the Houston, Texas area, where he will be based.

Griffco Valve manufactures back pressure valves, pressure relief valves, calibration columns, pulsation dampeners, fusion dampeners, injection valves, gauge guards, corporation stops, and other accessories used to enhance the performance and safety of chemical-feed and metering pump systems.