Stellar Hires National Mechanic Trucks & Cranes Sales Manager


Garner, Iowa – Stellar Industries, Inc. is excited to announce Chris Rycroft as the new National Sales Manager for the Mechanic Truck and Crane product lines.  Rycroft will be responsible for the formation and direction of the Mechanic Service Sales Team, in addition to distribution and activities pertaining to Mechanic service bodies and cranes. He will also provide direction and feedback to continue strong growth of the product lines.

Rycroft comes to Stellar with eight years of experience in the Heavy Truck Equipment industry and 35 years total in sales experience. This understanding will be important in helping the Stellar Mechanic Service Sales Team in continuing to develop and create rewarding partnerships with distribution.

“I am looking forward to being part of a positive team that truly cares about the success of the company and the satisfaction of the customer,” said Rycroft. “My biggest challenge will be to take a great company and make it better.”

Rycroft resides in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida with his wife of 32 years. He has 2 married sons and 3 grandchildren. When he’s not busy at work, he enjoys golfing, hiking, laying on the beach, and other outdoor activities. Rycroft is excited to learn more and share his knowledge, please feel free to reach out with any questions or feedback at

Stellar Industries, Inc. was founded in 1990 in Garner, Iowa.   It is an employee-owned and operated manufacturer of hydraulic truck-mounted equipment.  Products include hooklift hoists, cable hoists, container carriers, telescopic cranes, articulating cranes, and work truck accessories.  Stellar also offers complete mechanic service truck and tire service truck packages.  Stellar is a progressive company that focuses on its people, as they are the key to making the products and the company successful.