Jerry Allen-Rich came to Layton after working for many years as the principal of Allen Systems, as international supplier of vibratory and material handling systems for the food industry. Jerry also worked with FMC in management roles for 7 years after they acquired Allen Systems in 2000. He has spent over many in the food industry working with major food clients on distribution and processing equipment. Now at Layton Systems for over 5 years we offer the industry leading and reliable technology at very competitive pricing. Jerry holds both a Bachelor’s degree from Indiana University and a Master’s Degree from Saint Francis University. His proven track record and knowledge of this industry are valuable assets to our clients and customers.
Gary Gretzinger Started as a design engineer in 1987 with Allen Machinery, before joining the Layton Systems team in September 2009. He has spent the last 26 years working in the food industry spanning a wide array of foods processing applications. Since 1992 he has worked the international arena of the business and has spent many years growing and learning the international ropes. Between Gary and his Japanese colleague, they developed a strong customer base and millions of dollars in sales in the Asian region. With his Mechanical Design Technology degree and years of experience, brings a vast array of knowledge to Layton Systems.
Rick Robinson has worked in the food processing material handling equipment industry since 1973. Rick was the General Manager and Sales Manager with AB McLauchlan from 1973 to 2002. He than started his own business , RN Robinson, until 2005 when he joined the Layton systems team. Rick specializes in our Berry Processing Systems and has a vast amount of experience in the designing and mechanics of our Berry Processing Systems. Throughout Rick’s career he has acquired customers from all over the world including: US, Canada, South America, Mexico, Australia, Europe, and New Zealand.
Keith Burkhart has worked in the food processing material handling equipment industry since 1972. Keith started his career with Welliver Metal Products, and continued on after Layton Systems acquired Welliver in 2007. Keith has extensive knowledge in the manufacture of a wide array of equipment giving him an excellent background for assisting customers with their parts and service needs. Keith currently serves as Layton’s Parts and Service Manager and also provides cost estimates on customer projects.