WICHITA, Kan. – Great Plains Industries, Inc. (GPI) has hired Kevin Symens as its North American sales manager for their Meters Division.

“Kevin’s arrival has the potential to open many new doors for GPI,” said Victor Lukic, president and CEO. “The arrival of another talented member to our team will help us achieve greater success globally.”

Kevin comes to GPI with decades of experience in the meter industry. He most recently worked for Badger Meter, Inc., leading a specialty product direct sales team that focused on strategic sales.

Kevin began his career in the Air Force before moving on to technical and customer service roles that eventually lead to his position as operations manager at Polysonics, Inc. After developing a thorough understanding of the manufacturing process, he then worked in sales and marketing at Badger Meter, Inc., where he fine-tuned his meter and meter-market knowledge.

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 Great Plains acquired Trimec Industries of Sydney, Australia. The company serves industrial, commercial and retail sectors and goes to market under the FLOMEC™, GPro™ and GPI® The Proven Choice™ brands known for superior engineering and durability. Great Plains Industries is headquartered in Wichita, Kan., with locations in Sydney and Mexico City.

For more information on Great Plains Industries, visit www.gpi.net.