Eddy Bock, a twenty-year veteran of the automotive industry, will help Des-Case further establish strategic partnerships and long-term supply and service relationships in key markets outside the United States. He joins the contamination control company from Contech Castings.

“Eddy’s extensive experience in manufacturing and building business internationally for the companies where he has worked will be invaluable to Des-Case as we continue to grow,” said Bill Lyons, vice president, sales and business development. “As proven by his past successes, he strongly understands the needs of his customers—especially OEMs and global distributors—and the international sales process. We’re looking forward to him bringing those skills to help us better identify, build and nurture new international customers.”

At Contech, a company that manufactures lightweight die cast components for the automotive market, Bock spent six years as senior sales account manager in charge of marketing the company’s products to Japanese, German and American OEMs and Tier I customers. Before that, he rose through the ranks of Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems over thirteen years to become manager of sales and customer support. Sumitomo is a leading supplier of electrical distribution systems, components and electronics to the automotive industry.

Bock also spent three years in Japan as a marketing director and English language instructor for the California Language Institute and has worked for United Parcel Service in sales and customer service. He holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in International Studies, with a concentration on Asia, from West Virginia University, and a Masters of Business Administration from Western Kentucky University. Additionally, Bock speaks fluent Japanese.

About Des-Case Corporation

Des-Case is a leading provider of contamination control products and services for industrial lubricants, helping improve lubricant quality and maximizing equipment reliability. Headquartered near Nashville, Tenn., the privately held company helps customers transform their lubrication program with a focus on Detection through Des-Case’s Lubrication Transformation Services, Prevention by utilizing Des-Case’s desiccant breathers and Removal through Des-Case’s offline filtration systems, depth filtration and vacuum dehydration. Des-Case serves a broad geographic reach through its extensive world-wide distribution network, OEM partners and private label partners. For more information, please visit www.descase.com or call 615-672-8800.

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