Our Company

Who We Are

Nobis Industrial Sales is a rep organization serving manufacturers of electromechanical and power transmission components. We offer the technical expertise and industry knowledge necessary to grow business as directed by our principals. Our sales people are committed to a solution-oriented approach to sales and relationship building

What We Do

Our transparent approach to business encourages confident product selection and decision making.

  • Sales Channel management
  • Direct Sales and Lead Generation
  • Engineering Support
  • On-site and web-based product training
  • Sales Presentations with distributor partners
  • Digital and Social Media Campaigns
  • Annual Planning Initiative with manufacturer partners

Where We Work

Our Team

Kenny Nobis

Columbus, Ohio

Nobis Industrial Sales was formed in 2009, expanding Kenny’s relationships working for another Manufacturer’s Representative. Born and raised in Columbus, Ohio, Kenny graduated from Xavier University with degrees in Marketing and Psychology.

A natural entrepreneur, Kenny is a leading salesperson and business consultant for our manufacturers. Early career achievement selling material handling equipment and technologies has provided the basis for his current role focus specifying electromechanical components. He is responsible for key accounts and territories in Northeast Ohio and Eastern Michigan.

David Murphy, CPMR

Ft. Wayne, Indiana

David Murphy joined Nobis Industrial Sales in 2014. Raised in Louisville, KY and Clearwater, FL; David currently resided in Ft Wayne, IN. An alum of the University of Central Florida, he studied electrical engineering and business management.

David’s strengths include procedural development, information technology, product specification, and relationship building. He speaks several languages and is trained in Six Sigma DMAIC process improvement. In addition to his organizational duties, David works with the PTRA’s Board of Directors and manages our relationships with the MCMA and AHTD. David’s territory includes Western Michigan, Northern Indiana, and portions of Ohio.

Joe Stein

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Joe Stein joined Nobis Industrial Sales in 2021. He was born, raised, and still resides in Grand Rapids area. Prior to joining Nobis, Joe spent 13 years working in industrial distribution sales.

Joe graduated with his Bachelor’s degree in business and immediately entered the industrial world. Communication, relationship building, and a positive attitude come natural to Joe. He covers the lower peninsula of Michigan for Nobis Industrial Sales.

Ken Moore

Cincinnati, Ohio

Ken Moore joined Nobis Industrial Sales in 2021. He was born and raised in North Canton, Ohio and currently resides in the Cincinnati area. Ken is an Alum of Bowling Green State University and studied business marketing.

Prior to joining Nobis, Ken spent 9 years working for a manufacturer and he has a background in power transmission and material handling sales. Ken’s strengths include relationship building, material handling applications, and finding the right solution for his customers. He covers Southwest Ohio, Southern Indiana, and Kentucky.

Zach Ruppel

Columbus, Ohio

Zach Ruppel joined Nobis Industrial in 2018 and serves as the company’s Inside Sales Support. A native of Southeast Ohio and current resident of Columbus, Ohio, Zach brings with him a wealth of knowledge relating to organizational administration, development, and marketing.

Zach graduated from Ohio University with a degree in education and has furthered his studies with advanced training in Collaborative Technology from The Ohio State University and Office and Business Management certifications from Ashland University.

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