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Heavy Haul Sessions Speaker:


Brandon Teal

Brandon Teal
Product Manager – Wheel Truing and Reprofiling Machines

Simmons Machine Tool Corporation

Biography: Brandon Teal is the Product Manager, Wheel Truing/Reprofiling at Simmons Machine Tool Corporation in Albany, New York. Teal started at Simmons in 2006 as a Field Service Technician, installing and commissioning underfloor wheel lathes and other Hegenscheidt and Simmons products around the world. This hands-on knowledge proved valuable when he transitioned to Machine Sales Associate and later Sales Engineer. In his current role as a Product Manager, Teal continues to lead sales efforts for the Simmons wheel truing (Stanray® TN-84C and M-Series) and Hegenscheidt reprofiling (U2000-150/400 and HP-165) product lines. He is involved with coordinating product specifications with Engineering, Sales, and Marketing, as well as developing strategies for the introduction of the Stanray M-Series.

Teal has a background in digital electronics, information technology, and industrial mechanics and engineering. He is a member of the Locomotive Maintenance Officers Association’s (LMOA) Facilities, Material, and Support Committee.