YOKE Industrial Corp of Taiwan, a world-class manufacturer of Lifting Accessories and Fall Protection Equipment, is excited to announce that Richard Oldknow will return to the YOKE family, as Vice President – Sales EMEA Region. Richard will report directly to the Board at YOKE’s Taichung City HQ, Taiwan.

Richard’s career of over 28 years in the industrial lifting components market has focused on roles strengthening the distribution channels of engineered lifting products. He will work with the YOKE sales team to continue to strengthen the relationships with their channel partners in the EMEA region, and further develop YOKE products and training offering.

Richard was also involved in working with major OEM’s to drive specification through to the distribution channel, and further will work with the YOKE NPD (New Products Development) team to develop new products to enhance safety of all end users.

The team at YOKE welcomes Richard back to the YOKE family and trust this appointment will help with YOKE’s vision to continue to build a world-class company in the manufacturing of quality products.

YOKE Industrial Corporation was formed in 1985, with a vision to continue to build a world-class company in the industrial safety components business. The company has strong research and development ability, innovative and uses advanced marketing strategies underpinned by the use of SAP in their IT infra-structure ensuring operational procedures are targeted to shorten lead times to achieve customer service and delivery.

All YOKE products undergo stringent quality control, in accordance with European and International norms. YOKE has achieved various recognized international quality certifications such as API, DNV, ABS, SABS, DGUV and ISO9001.