Stac makes new hire, promotion

From Local Sources

JASPER — Stac Material Handling recently hired Ian Denu as national sales manager and promoted Matt Werner to vice president over sales and operations over both Stac Material Handling and Stac Industrial.


Denu is an Iraqi War veteran who was stationed in Fallujah Iraq in 2004. He received an honorable discharge in 2005 as a sergeant. Since 2010, he has served as sales and marketing manager for TruGreen where he directed one of the nation’s largest lawn care divisions in Louisville, Kentucky.

Denu will lead Stac Material Handling initiatives to expand its growing sales force and develop market exposure for the Stac Systems Division, which specializes in powered-conveyor and auto-guided vehicles.

Werner has held varying leadership positions in sales, marketing and service and has been at Stac since January 2014. He earned his MBA from Florida State University and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Evansville.

He has been a key component in shaping Stac’s overall footprint and strategic direction. He will assume responsibility for driving product development, expanded capabilities, operational efficiencies and sales growth along with general management for both companies.

Stac Material Handling and Stac Industrial focus on the manufacturing and distribution markets. Stac Material Handling focuses on supplying project based solutions, which allows its customers to achieve efficiency gains, meet ergonomic and safety requirements, and provide automation throughout the manufacturing and distribution process. Stac Industrial is a leading maintenance repair and operations distributor for local and regional manufacturers. Areas of expertise include fasteners; safety; janitorial supplies; 3M industrial safety, abrasive and adhesive products and more.

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