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Jim Kraft Named Product Director for Brock

Jim Kraft
Jim Kraft
MILFORD, Indiana, U.S.A. — Jim Kraft has been named Product Director for Brock Grain Systems, according to Don Sjolin, Vice President and General Manager for the CTB Inc. business unit. In this new position, Kraft will provide additional support in Brock’s commitment to product leadership in the market.

Kraft has been employed with CTB since 1988. Most recently, he served as Chore-Time Engineering Manager, a position that he has held since 2014. During this time, he led a team of engineers and support staff in the development of Chore-Time products. Other positions he has held at CTB include Product Engineer, Senior Product Engineer and Product Manager.

A native of Trufant, Michigan, Kraft has a bachelor’s degree in agricultural engineering from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. He currently resides in New Paris, Indiana.

Part of the CTB, Inc. family of companies, Brock Grain Systems ( is a global provider of grain storage, handling, conditioning and structural systems. Brock has a long tradition of developing industry-leading, innovative products and a reputation for delivering BROCK SOLID® reliability and durability. Founded in 1957, Brock offers systems under the Brock® and LeMar® brands. The company operates facilities in Indiana, Iowa and Missouri and features an extensive dealer network.

CTB, Inc. (, a Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary, is a leading global designer, manufacturer and marketer of solutions developed with the primary goal of equipping its valued customers to join it in Helping to Feed a Hungry World®. CTB's customers use its products for preserving grain; for raising pigs and poultry to harvest meat and eggs; and for processing poultry, fish and other foods. CTB deploys its financial strength to grow via a product-driven focus, strategic acquisitions, an expanded global physical presence and best-cost manufacturing. The company is headquartered in Milford, Indiana, U.S.A., and employs 3,000 people worldwide.