NEW KENSINGTON, PA (8 April 2013) ‘ Bacharach Inc., a leading USA manufacturer serving the HVAC/R
industry for over 100 years, announced today the addition of James (Jim) Burke as OEM Accounts Manager to its
In this newly created position, Jim will be focused on select products serving the OEM markets. Burke returns to
Bacharach, having worked in increasingly responsible sales positions from 1980-1999. Following his initial tenure at
Bacharach, Jim worked at Testo, Inc. for several years most recently holding the position of Regional Sales Manager-
Great Lakes Region.
‘We are thrilled to have Jim back with the Bacharach team” said Doug Keeports, President of Bacharach. ‘With his
extensive knowledge and sales background Jim is a perfect match for the growth path that Bacharach is on and we
know he will hit the streets running.” Mr. Burke’s expertise includes management of manufacturers’ reps and
national accounts, expanding sales growth and distribution channels, and the development and implementation of
sales and training plans for products including HVAC/R tools and test equipment as well as industrial, thermal
imaging, and indoor air quality instrumentation. Burke and his family reside in the Pittsburgh, PA area.
Publications can acquire an image of Jim Burke at: www.MyBacharach.com/sales/jim-burke-photo.jpg
About Bacharach Inc.
Bacharach Inc. is a world leader in the design, manufacture, and service of advanced test and measurement
instrumentation. For over 100 years, the Bacharach brand has served the HVAC/R industry with products made in
the USA and designed for residential, commercial and industrial applications. The company’s extensive product line
includes instruments that detect, measure and record combustion, refrigerant and environmental gases, temperature,
humidity and other air quality and safety parameters. For more information, please visit their website at