Peterson names area sales manager

Peterson, a manufacturer of wood processing and recycling equipment, has appointed Garth Cook area sales manager for the North America central region. Cook will be responsible for sales, machine inventory and factory orders for the area, which consists of North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Tennessee, Indiana, Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. He will also coordinate technical service in the area.