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Asahi/America Adds to Sales, Technical Teams

July 11, 2023
Brian Zagrodny is the national sales manager for fabricated products on the outside sales team, and Edwina Merin Johns is the valve and actuation product manager for the technical service team.


Asahi/America announces the addition of Brian Zagrodny to its outside sales team as national sales manager for fabricated products, and Edwina Merin Johns as valve and actuation product manager to its technical service team.

Zagrodny’s role is to manage, support and develop sales and client relationships for the company’s fabricated products portfolio. He will work closely with the sales management, business development and technical services teams to ensure company goals and objectives related to fabrication are aligned.

He comes to Asahi/America with more than 15 years of industrial sales experience specializing in thermoplastic piping products. Based out of Connecticut,  Zagrodny can be reached via email at [email protected] or phone at 781-502-6255.

Johns is responsible for maintaining all product documentation and technical sales tools for the company’s portfolio of valve and actuation products. She will be working closely with the company’s sales team to support customers’ industrial valve and actuation applications.

She previously worked as a process engineer and quality supervisor, where she gained experience with electrical assembly and manufacturing.

Additionally, Johns is pursuing a master’s degree in industrial engineering from Lawrence Technological University in Michigan. Johns is based out of Asahi/America’s Lawrence, Mass., headquarters; she can be reached via email at [email protected] or phone at 781-388-4568.