PFI Hires Cory Williams As Key Accounts Manager

Known Throughout the Industry for His Work with Intralox, Williams Will Head Sales with Bakery and Snack Brands

ALGONA, Iowa, Feb. 14, 2024 – Today, PFI, a manufacturer of sanitary conveying equipment, announced it has hired Cory Williams, formerly of Intralox, as Key Accounts Manager for the bakery and snack industries.

“PFI is excited to bring Cory Williams on board,” said Tom Vipond, Division General Manager, PFI. “He’ll lead our efforts to continue to grow our business within the snack and baking industries, including segments like pizza, pastry, frozen dough, cookies, crackers, and ready meals. We welcome Cory and know his experience with sanitary conveyor belting will greatly benefit our team.”

Williams joins PFI after nearly a decade with Intralox where he focused on the baking and snack industries, as well as building relationships with major corporations in the space. He’s worked in food manufacturing since 2011. Williams holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He’s based in the Chicago area.

About PFI

PFI brings more than 75 years of deep experience and time-tested food-conveying technology to every project and takes a consultative approach to solve any challenge, big or small. Decision-makers at food processing companies — from engineers to operations managers, food safety and maintenance managers — choose PFI for custom-configured conveying solutions that help them address supply chain issues, limited human resources, food safety, sanitation, cost, and long-term viability. Based in Algona, Iowa, PFI is part of the Grote Company family of brands.

About Grote Company

Grote Company manufactures reliable, top-quality food slicing and assembly equipment. Our trusted equipment is expertly designed and built strong for pizza, sandwich, and food-slicing processors. With a personal touch and enduring commitment to our customers and employees, we collaborate as one team to solve tough problems. We proudly serve not only the equipment we build, but also the people who operate and depend on it. Visit Grote Company online at

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