by Amanda Haag | Aug 06, 2021
Rock Machinery, Co., LLC., a leading distributor of processing equipment and parts for the mining, aggregate, and recycle industries, is pleased to announce its recent hire of Bud Fontana, who joins the company as the Mining Account Manager. Based in Hibbing, Minnesota, Fontana will cover the Minnesota Iron Range in his territory.

Fontana brings 30 years of sales and management experience in mining and manufacturing to his new position, having worked for such companies as Industrial Rubber Products, ITW Irathane Systems, and P&H Mining Equipment/Joy Global/Komatsu, as well as consulting for various industries.

“As an effort to increase our mining marketing share in the Minnesota Iron Range, we are excited to have Bud on board,” says Bryant Fazer, President of Rock Machinery. “Bud brings years of experience and relationships in the Range, and we are confident his experience and knowledge will help us gain more traction in the mining industry.”

“Rock is one of the best distributors I’ve partnered with in my last position,” states Fontana. “Rock’s culture, reputation, and growth mentality have made joining the team a no-brainer. I am eager to help grow Rock’s business in the mining industry.”

To reach Bud Fontana, please call (218) 340-6086 or email him at

Founded in 2004, Rock Machinery is a prominent distributor for many quality brands of crushing, screening, and specialty products used in the mining, aggregate, and recycling industries. Rock Machinery is located in Allenton, Wisconsin, and works with customers throughout the Midwestern United States. For more information, contact Rock Machinery Co., LLC, 7675 Pamperin Way, Allenton, WI 53002; phone (262) 536-4603; email; or visit