by Veronica Zuccarello — Bunting is excited to announce that Rich Evangelista, our Business Development Manager for the Aggregate, Mining, and Mineral Industries, has been elected to the NSSGA (National Stone Sand and Gravel Association) Manufacturers and Services Division Board of Directors.
NSSGA is well known as the aggregates industry’s leading voice and advocate. The association is committed to supporting stone, sand, and gravel producers as well as the service providers and equipment manufacturers who support this industry. Aggregate materials are critical components of our society, serving as the essential raw materials for every home, business, school, road, bridge, and public works facility. Within the United States, domestic production and use of construction aggregates amounts to 2.5 billion tons of crushed stone, sand, and gravel valued at $25.1 billion.
As an organization supporting the aggregates industry, NSSGA is committed to advancing public policies that protect workers in the aggregate industry. NSSGA is also committed to expanding the safe, environmentally responsible use of aggregates to support America’s economy and infrastructure. The organization seeks to rebuilding aging American infrastructure, maintaining economic prosperity, and continuing the pursuit of global competitiveness in the future.
Rich Evangelista had previously worked for Bunting from 2007 to 2008 as Director of Sales, and rejoined Bunting in June 2017, taking on the role of Business Development Manager for Aggregate, Mining, and Mineral Industries. Rich is responsible for developing relationships with OEMs, dealers, and end users throughout North and South America, as well as driving new product development. Rich says, “I’ve been selling construction and industrial material handling equipment since 1993; I enjoy being in front of the customer and selling real solutions that make a difference to their bottom lines.”
Upon learning of his nomination, Rich said, “I am so humbled and honored by this nomination. With this appointment, I look forward to serving our members, our communities, our industry, and Bunting. Most of all, I look forward to learning from others working in this great industry.”
Bunting congratulates Rich on his new role as a member of the NSSGA Manufacturers and Services Board of Directors.