February 24, 2017
ERIK UMSCHEID JOINS RANCH HAND SALES TEAM
Erik Umscheid has joined Ranch Hand Truck Accessories as an Outside Sales Representative covering East Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas.
Erik’s career in aftermarket truck accessories spans nearly two decades. His accountabilities have been wide and deep, including General Manager and Owner of a truck accessory shop, sales rep for a regional distributor, and running an e-commerce website.
"Umscheid’s primary focus will be to identify and pursue potential growth opportunities and enhance brand recognition for Ranch Hand. His extensive heavy duty aftermarket background will be valuable in helping Ranch Hand accelerate the growth of their reputation as the ‘industry leader’ and his experience will drive us to great success,” VP of Sales for Ranch Hand Scott McClaugherty said.
Erik served our country with distinction in the US Navy, where he received many awards such as the National Defense Medal and the Southwest Asia Service Medal with Bronze Star. Erik attended San Antonio College in San Antonio, TX.
About Ranch Hand
Ranch Hand fitted its first grille guard on the front of a truck in 1986. A small shop in south Texas at the time, Ranch Hand was one of the first manufacturers to enter into the truck accessory industry. Since then Ranch Hand’s presence on the road has expanded from a single rancher’s truck in small-town Texas to tens of thousands of trucks, Jeeps and SUVs across the nation. Ranch Hand has developed into a large-scale manufacturing operation and nationally recognized brand. Our facilities span a total of 320,000-square-feet and hold more than 200 Ranch Hand employees, collectively processing over 40,000 pounds of steel each day. Staying true to our roots, Ranch Hand products are proudly made in two small Texas towns: Shiner and Beeville. Our number one priority is that you, your family and your vehicle are protected from the unpredictable. We’ve built a reputation in the truck accessories industry for making the sturdiest products meticulously engineered for durability. Every single Ranch Hand grille guard and bumper replacement is designed to match your vehicle make and model. We update and adapt our designs as new vehicle models are released. We specialize in knowing what it takes to design a grille guard and bumper that is going to offer you the top standard of protection. You can ride in comfort knowing that you and your family are safe behind the strength of our steel bumpers and grille guards.
Ranch Hand is part of Kaspar Companies. Established in 1898, Kaspar Companies has been doing business in South Texas through five generations of family ownership, 20 recessions, one depression, two world wars, numerous oil embargoes, several steel shortages and 20 presidential administrations. Starting with a single wire basket, Kaspar Companies has since grown to be the parent company of eight subsidiaries.