PFERD names new customer service manager

Janet Schweitzer brings extensive distribution industry service experience to PFERD.

Janet A. Schweitzer was recently appointed as Customer Service Manager for PFERD INC. in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. A native of Milwaukee, she joins PFERD from the Wm. K. Walthers Company, also of Milwaukee. Schweitzer has over nine years experience in customer sales and service plus nine years of training and development work in both business to business and consumer environments.

She earned her Bachelors of Business Administration degree at The University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee and has also served as Sales and Service Training Manager at C&H Distributors which carries over 50,000 industrial and commercial products.

In making the announcement, PFERD President, Gene Huegin, pointed to the strengths Shweitzer brings to the PFERD customer service operation.

"PFERD has always been known for their high level of customer service and we will always keep it as a leading priority. Janet's broad background in all phases of this important function assures that our customers will continue to receive the industry's best customer service experience", Huegin said.

PFERD INC, is a wholly owned subsidiary of August Rüggeberg GmbH and Co., a 216 year old family owned business in Marienheide, Germany. It has been operating in the United States for over 30 years. They are among the world's leaders in the design and manufacture of high quality abrasive and industrial brush products. Learn more at