GLENDALE, WIS. – Machinery manufacturer Ampco Pumps Company shared that its business development manager for applied products, Michael Boyd, earned an appointment on the 3-A Sanitary Standards Inc. (3-A SSI) board of directors.

An expert with career experience in sanitary processing equipment and well versed in food safety principles, Ampco noted, Boyd over the course of three decades in the industry has led key initiatives.

Boyd said he was honored to be appointed to the board at 3-A SSI, a non-profit that focuses on advancing food safety through the development and implementation of hygienic equipment design standards.

"The organization plays a critical role in safeguarding public health, and I am committed to working alongside my fellow board members to uphold the highest standards for hygienic equipment design,” said Boyd, who also is a representative of the Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA). “I am particularly excited to bring the voice of the FPSA to the table and collaborate with industry leaders to further advance food safety practices."

The 3-A SSI board is comprised of representatives from many industry associations, as well as the US Department of Agriculture and the US Food & Drug Administration.

Ampco said Boyd possesses an academic background in mechanical engineering, along with 25 years of experience in the field of mixing and blending solutions.