WICHITA, Kan. – Great Plains Industries, Inc. (GPI) is pleased to announce that Jim Peterson has joined the company as National Accounts Manager – Meter Division. He will report to Kevin Symens, GPI’s North America Sales Manager for the Meter Division.

Peterson brings 20 years of industry-related flowmeter and instrumentation experience along with a background in mechanical engineering and strong sales management experience.

“Jim is a powerhouse in taking care of customers,” says Symens. “He knows how to partner with customer teams and add meaningfully to projects. We’re pleased he chose to join the excitement at GPI and we anticipate great things from him.”

GPI is respected globally for its high-quality fuel transfer pumps, fuel meters, flowmeters and industrial instrumentation for fluid transfer pumps and liquid flowmeter markets around the world.

About Great Plains Industries

Founded in 1968 and privately held, Great Plains Industries, Inc. manufactures quality fuel transfer pumps, fuel meters, flowmeters and industrial instrumentation for global fluid transfer and liquid flowmeter markets. In 2013 GPI acquired Trimec Industries of Sydney, Australia. Great Plains Industries is headquartered in Wichita, Kan., with locations in Sydney and Mexico City.

For more information on GPI, visit www.gpi.net.