« Back to News & Insights

Ralf Hartfiel Joins AMF Bakery Systems As Regional Account Manager For Western U.S. And Canada

Richmond, Virginia – June 19, 2019 – AMF Bakery Systems (AMF) today announced that Ralf Hartfiel has joined the Company as Regional Account Manager for Western U.S. and Canada. With over 20 years of sales and consultancy experience in the baking industry, Hartfiel aims to develop new business opportunities for AMF in sheeting, depositing, and laminating applications for artisan bread and rolls, pizza and flatbreads, cakes, pies, pastries, and beyond. 

“I’m proud to join a company that is driving bakery innovation and continuing to support the needs of the evolving market trends,” stated Hartfiel.

Trained as a master baker in Germany, Hartfiel joins the industry leader with demonstrated success driving sales teams and implementing high profile projects throughout the United States and various global markets. In his new role, Hartfiel will bring his deep knowledge of the automated food processing industry to develop new opportunities for AMF Bakery Systems as well as support the collective technologies within the Markel Food Group.

“Ralf’s experience in the industry is a great addition to the expansive skillset of our North American team. As we focus on developing wider product portfolios around artisan products for our customers, his expertise as a master baker will help drive the success of our sheeting and laminating applications,” said Blake Millard, director of sales for U.S. & Canada.


Bakeries around the world partner with AMF Bakery Systems – inclusive of AMF Tromp andAMF Den Boer - for best-in-class unit equipment and complete system solutions, from mixer to marketplace, that improve operations, products, and bakery success. 

With global reach and local presence, AMF is the only truly global partner delivering complete system solutions that empower bakeries to rise. 

AMF Bakery Systems is a proud member of the Markel Food Group.