News Release

Liston Edge Named Senior Customer Service Manager for YANMAR America

September 29, 2014
Yanmar Co., Ltd.

YANMAR America Corporation announced today that Liston Edge has joined the company as the Senior Customer Service Manager. Liston will be a valuable asset in improving the company’s Premium Brand reputation in the market, and he will be responsible for the strategic operation and development of YANMAR’s customer service department. 

Liston brings more than 15 years of strategic and operational management skills to YANMAR. Over the past eight years, he has worked in a number of roles within the United States Army, including Operations Officer at a Strategic and Tactical level, Operations and Plans Officer, Deputy Chief of Current Operations and most recently, Command Inspector General. Prior to working in the Army, Liston worked for eight years as a project, sales and branch manager at Binswanger Glass and INEX Systems. In addition to his professional work experience, he holds a MBA from Kennesaw State University and is a trained expert Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma.

“I am extremely excited to have Liston as part of our team at YANMAR,” said Rickey Walker, Customer Service Manager. “Over his career, he has been recognized as a strong leader with strategic thinking and excellent communication skills, as well as the ability to identify and implement changes for process improvement.”

About YANMAR America Corporation:

Based in Adairsville, GA, YANMAR America Corp. is a subsidiary of YANMAR Co., Ltd. – which recently celebrated its 100th year of operation. YANMAR America is a recognized global leader in the design and manufacturing of advanced performance diesel engines and diesel-powered equipment for a multitude of market segments including marine and industrial engines, compact tractors, compact construction equipment and energy systems. YANMAR Co. Ltd., was established in 1912 and in 1933 became the world's first manufacturer to develop a practical small diesel engine. Over the last 80 years, YANMAR has been a manufacturer of world-renowned diesel engines, energy systems and agricultural, construction and industrial machinery. With global headquarters in Osaka, Japan, YANMAR is well recognized for the unsurpassed quality of its products. Its American headquarters representing North, Central and South America is located at 101 International Parkway, Adairsville, GA 30103. For more information, please visit 


Delaney Langston
101 International Parkway
Adairsville, GA 30103