Reading Bakery Systems names Phillip Stringer Director of the Science & Innovation Center

Reading Bakery Systems (RBS), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of snack production systems, has named Phillip Stringer Director of the RBS Science and Innovation Center (S&IC).   In his new role, Phillip will oversee all aspects of the Science & Innovation Center, ensuring effective and efficient use of facilities and staff. “We are pleased to […]

Reading Bakery Systems Promotes Marcelo Morales to Senior Project Manager

Reading Bakery Systems (RBS), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of snack production systems, has promoted Marcelo Morales to the role of Senior Project Manager. “We are pleased to announce the promotion of Marcelo. He has been a valuable part of the RBS Project Services Group for more than eight years, successfully managing projects that […]

William Cui Promoted to Operations Director for MFG China

William Cui

In alignment with the Markel Food Group’s business strategy and commitment to people development, Markel Food Equipment (Tianjin), recently announced the promotion of William Cui to Operations Director for the combined AMF Bakery Systems China (AMF China) and Reading Bakery System China (RBS China) manufacturing facility.  William will be responsible for the management of the […]

Markel Food Group Announces MBS Leadership University Graduates

MBS Leadership University Graduates

In March 2022, Markel Food Group celebrated the graduation of the first class of 14 students from the Markel Business System Leadership University.  The university was started with the intention of developing a pipeline of senior management professionals that would be both ambassadors and practitioners of the Markel Business System.  This 15-month journey provides online […]

Reading Bakery Systems Announces Industry Veteran John Eshelman to Retire

Reading Bakery Systems (RBS), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of snack production systems has announced that after 30 years with the company, John Eshelman, director of pretzel & snack equipment sales, will retire on March 31st.  Since 1992, John has been an invaluable contributor to the company’s growth while enriching the lives of everyone […]

Reading Bakery Systems Promotes Shane Hanlon to Director of Project Services

Shane Hanlon (pictured) in the RBS headquarters in Robesonia, PA

Reading Bakery Systems (RBS), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of bakery and snack production systems, has announced the promotion of Shane Hanlon to Director of Project Services.  Shane, a manufacturing veteran with 29 years of experience, has been with RBS since 2013. Throughout his career, Shane has exceled in a wide range of disciplines, […]

CEO of Markel Food Group, Ken Newsome, inducted into Baking Hall of Fame

Ken Newsome, CEO

Ken Newsome, chief executive officer, Markel Food Group was inducted into the American Society of Baking’s Baking Hall of Fame. Honored for building the world’s industry leading supplier of industrial baking equipment, Mr. Newsome originally acquired AMF Bakery Systems and quickly grew the Company into the largest manufacturer of soft bread, bun and roll production […]

Reading Bakery Systems Restructures Europe, Middle East, and Africa Regional Organization

Reading Bakery Systems (RBS), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of snack production systems, has announced the creation of a Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Regional Operations Center (ROC) to better service and support their customers. We’ve created an industry-leading customer support and service model. Changes include the promotion of Joe Pocevicius to Regional Director, EMEA […]

RBS Adds Baked Pita Chip System to Portfolio of Healthy Baked Snack Systems

Reading Bakery Systems (RBS), a leading global manufacturer of snack production systems, introduced a new pita chip production system that produces baked, split pita chips, as well as a variety of other baked crisp products.  It’s a game-changer for manufacturers that want to innovate their snack portolio. The new pita chip production system builds on the RBS […]