||Malden, MA — Asahi/America, Inc. has promoted Mr. Mike Hansen to Western Regional Sales Manager. Mike will oversee the company's team of Sales Representatives west of the Mississippi River. In addition, he will continue to serve as District Sales Manager for distributors in Northern California and Northern Nevada. Mike will work in assisting Asahi/America District Sales Managers and their distributors in sales and specification efforts for the company's full family of thermoplastic fluid flow products. A resident of Pleasanton, CA, Mike has been with the company since 2002 as District Sales Manager. He is a graduate of Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo with a BS in biochemistry. He has helped guide the growth of the Northern California and Nevada territory during the past decade, and has been instrumental in providing numerous business opportunities for his distributors across a wide array of industrial and municipal applications.