Selma, Calif.-based MEC Aerial Work Platforms last week named Gary Crook as its director of new product development. Crook has extensive product development experience in the aerial lift industry, including more than 10 years with UpRight and three years with JLG. He is known in the industry for his technical skills, creativity and professionalism.
“Gary is one of the best-skilled and most creative design engineers I have ever had the pleasure of working with,” said David White, president of MEC. “In this role, Gary will be instrumental in determining strategic direction and success for our upcoming new products to best meet customers’ needs consistent with our planned growth. Gary‘s quality of work and integrity mirrors the emphasis of quality, performance and reliability of our existing products and services. He is a perfect fit with our organization.”
“I am excited to join forces with MEC,” said Crook. “They have a great team and I know we can achieve extraordinary things. I plan to carry the company’s proven quality and reliability forward into new and exciting products, including a new line of articulating booms. ”
MEC manufactures scissorlifts, booms and telehandlers.