September 7, 2023 (Urbandale, Iowa), DICA announces that Ingo Schiller, a crane industry veteran with executive experience in sales, distribution, new product development, and marketing, has joined the DICA team as a strategic advisor. He will be responsible for helping DICA expand its distribution programs, advising the sales team, and expanding previously established DICA-OEM partnerships.
“We are thrilled to be working with Ingo and leveraging his deep knowledge, experience, and relationships in the lifting industry as our strategic advisor. the opportunity to work with Ingo comes at the right time as we continue to expand our operations and product lines,” said Kris Koberg, CEO of DICA. “During his career, he has been involved in nearly every facet of the crane business. Our values align perfectly, and the opportunity to work with Ingo comes at the right time as we expand DICA’s product lines and sales and marketing efforts,” said Koberg.
Schiller got his start in crane repair in the late 1980s and later gained manufacturing-industry experience that included process-flow analysis and quality-improvement identification. He has held executive positions with Liebherr Cranes, Manitowoc Cranes and Tadano Crane. He has served in volunteer leadership positions with the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM).
“Having admired DICA’s excellent products and customer-centric ethos for years, it’s an honor to work with the Koberg family and DICA team. I look forward to contributing to expanding the company’s products and services that support the lifting industry,” said Ingo Schiller.
DICA, Urbandale, Iowa, is a family-owned and operated company that specializes in building high performance engineered outrigger pads, crane pads, cribbing blocks and magnetic sling protectors that are lightweight, easy to use, and long-lasting.
DICA has been specializing in building a better outrigger pad since 1988. By creating engineered solutions for improving equipment stability and ergonomic safety, DICA is leading the way in product innovation for outrigger pads, crane pads and cribbing. DICA products are proudly Made in the USA, ASME B30.5 compliant and used by operators on all seven continents and 50+ countries around the world.