AMHERST, NY – Griffco Valve Inc., Amherst, New York, a manufacturer of pump accessories for chemical-feed systems, has appointed William L. Bendel II to the position of Product/Technical Manager. He will be responsible for compiling and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining product goals, and working with Griffco engineering, sales and marketing to support the company’s distributors, end-users and channel partners.

“Bill is a dynamic and effective manager who adds a wealth of pulsation dampener experience and expertise to our pump accessory products,” said Colin Black, President of Griffco Valve. “We are confident that his knowledge of the industry and working relationships will contribute to our continued success.”

Bendel most recently served at Blacoh Fluid Control as Senior Technical Outside/Inside Sales Manager for the western region covering seven states. Among his many responsibilities, Bendel managed accounts through distribution channels and direct sales, and played a key role in product pricing, new product development and overseeing inventory supply. He previously held the post of Senior Technical Sales Manager for McMaster-Carr Supply.