Mequon, Wisconsin – Telsmith, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mineral processing equipment, is pleased to announce its recent hire of Don Ruppert, who joins as Regional Sales Manager covering New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware as his primary focus.

“We’re excited to have Don join our sales team,” states Jeff Gray, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Telsmith, Inc. “Don joins Telsmith with over 25 years of extensive experience and deep expertise in all phases of aggregate production processes; both dry and wet. He will be a great addition to the overall sales team and application group.”

Ruppert has a strong background from crushing and screening to sand manufacturing, specifically wash plants, to fines management and complete pond elimination systems.

“I am very excited and very proud to be a part of the Telsmith/Astec family,” says Ruppert. “I look forward to this new opportunity and working with both long-term relationships and new customers within the industry.”

Ruppert resides just west of Buffalo, New York where he enjoys spending time with his family and friends; as well as fulfilling his passion for the outdoors with both fishing and hunting.

Telsmith, Inc. provides a full range of minerals processing solutions to the aggregate, mining, industrial, and recycling industries with cone crushers, jaw crushers, vibrating equipment, portable plants, track plants, as well as full-scale modular processing facilities. Solutions from Telsmith include product lifecycle support with parts availability and factory trained service technicians.

To reach Don Ruppert, please call (518) 384-4284 or email him at For more information about Telsmith, please call (262) 242-6600 or visit

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