J.L. Becker, a Gasbarre Furnace Group Company, announced the hiring of Ben Crawford for the position of sales manager. Crawford has served in management roles for companies providing commercial heat-treating and brazing solutions to a diverse customer base, including automotive, aerospace and power generation. His experience at all levels of management with all types of customers provides him the know-how needed to recognize and embrace the challenges J.L. Becker’s customers are faced with. Crawford holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Indiana State University and a Master of Business Administration from Bethel College.