Hyde Industrial Blade Solutions of Southbridge has appointed Michael Castner of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, the vice president of sales.

Mr. Castner will oversee Hyde’s national sales force.

He was previously vice president of ESAB, a Swedish maker of welding and cutting equipment, and vice president of sales at Sandvik Coromant, a Swedish developer of cutting tools and machining operations. Mr. Castner is also a certified as a Kaizen leader.