News Release

YANMAR America Energy Systems Announces New Technical Support Managers

November 7, 2016
YANMAR America Corporation

YANMAR America’s Energy Systems division is pleased to announce the addition of two Technical Support Managers. Eddie Caton will serve the Georgia market, and Gary LaRose will service the Florida market. Both candidates bring a wealth of experience to the position, and will report to Chris Dockery, Product Integration Manager.

“YANMAR continues to invest in building and strengthening our Energy Systems business with the creation of these Technical Support Manager positions to drive high levels of lifecycle customer value. Over the past several years, we have had the opportunity to observe Eddie’s drive, determination and technical aptitude at YANMAR. His experience and enthusiasm will be a great addition to our business development efforts in Georgia. Gary’s experience with YANMAR engines and sales/service support of commercial HVAC equipment positions him to have an immediate positive impact with our customers in Florida,” commented Arne Irwin, Energy Systems Business Unit Manager for YANMAR America.

The Technical Support Manager is responsible for integrating, maintaining and servicing YANMAR Energy Systems equipment for commercial facilities within their assigned territory. They manage all aspects of the assigned projects from beginning to end with direct responsibility for project execution and technical support of the business development process.

Eddie Caton transitions from his current role as Plant Electrician with YANMAR America to this new position. Prior experience includes a Senior Engineering Technician role with Emprise Corporation, and he is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Applied Science Technology Management from Dalton State College.

Gary LaRose joins YANMAR America after working for the past seven years as a self-employed air conditioning contractor in Florida. Additional experience includes technical and sales roles with Thermo King Corporation, Ferran Engineering Group, Newsome A/C Air Control and Maine Air Conditioning.

YANMAR America’s Energy Systems division offers natural gas and propane powered Combined Heat and Power Units, as well as natural gas powered Heat Pumps for the North, Central and South American markets. Learn more about YANMAR America Energy Systems’ product offerings at

About YANMAR America Corporation:
YANMAR America Corporation, located in Adairsville, GA, is the regional headquarters for North, Central and South America of Yanmar Co., Ltd. a global company based in Osaka, Japan. Yanmar Co. Ltd., was established in 1912, and in 1933 became the world's first manufacturer to develop a practical small diesel engine. Today, YANMAR is a recognized leader in the design and manufacturing of advanced performance diesel engines and diesel-powered equipment, as well as gas engine based energy systems. YANMAR America Corporation is located at 101 International Parkway, Adairsville, GA 30103. For more information, please visit


Delaney Langston
101 International Parkway
Adairsville, GA 30103

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