International Sales Manager Hired

Solar Manufacturing of Souderton, PA announces a recent addition to their growing team of employees. Rick Jones, also of Souderton, will be the new International Sales Manager, starting in January, 2006.

Since 1981, Rick Jones has traveled to four continents and over 15 countries, including China 21 times. Previously employed at Vacuum Furnace Systems, in Souderton PA, Rick started his career by fabricating and assembling hot zones for vacuum furnaces, eventually moving into the sales department. He brings Solar Manufacturing 24 years of experience and will concentrate specifically on sales outside of the U.S, primarily in Asia. Rick says he is looking forward to expanding Solar’s international markets and developing relationships with overseas customers.

Solar Manufacturing CEO William R. Jones notes, “Rick is a valuable addition to Solar Manufacturing, as he brings us years of practical experience in international sales.”

Solar Manufacturing designs and manufactures vacuum heat treating and brazing furnaces. To learn more about their diverse product line, contact Peter Reh, Vice President of Sales, at 267-384-5040 or More information can also be found on