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2023 AEC Top Sales Award to Ivar Lonon

Ivar Lonon Takes Home Advanced Equipment’s “2023 Salesman of the Year” Award!

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[Press Release: Charlotte, North Carolina, Announcement of AEC 2023 Top Sales Award]

Advanced Equipment Company is thrilled to announce Ivar Lonon as 2023 Salesman of the Year!

This recognition reflects Ivar’s exceptional dedication, impressive sales record, and commitment to exceeding customer expectations throughout the past year.

Ivar Lonon, a Material Handling & Automation Specialist at Advanced Equipment Company, boasts a remarkable career spanning over four decades. His extensive knowledge and genuine passion for the industry have been instrumental in his success.

2023 AEC Top Sales Award to Ivar Lonon with President Darin Boik

“Ivar Lonon’s attention to detail, responsiveness, and deep technical knowledge make him an invaluable asset to his customers.” says Darin Boik, President of Advanced Equipment Company.

“Acting as an extension of their teams, he consistently delivers exceptional value across all product lines, earning their loyalty through repeated project successes.” 

Despite already winning Salesman of the Year three times, Ivar’s fourth award remains a significant accomplishment.

“It is an honor and a privilege to earn Salesman of the Year at Advanced Equipment Company.” says Ivar. “It’s like getting MVP at the Super Bowl.”

“When I was interviewing with Larry Abernathy 27 years ago, I told him that I didn’t want to just be another salesman, I wanted to be one of his top performers. Larry chuckled and told me I had some big shoes to fill. He was right, it is hard coming out on top when you work with a bunch of rock stars.”

Ivar’s dedication and results make him a true asset to Advanced Equipment Company. Congratulations, Ivar!


Ivar Lonon, Automation & Engineered Systems Specialist 

With a solid background as an applications engineer, Ivar Lonon brings a unique perspective to equipment options and potential solutions. He’s dedicated to delivering top-notch, cost-effective solutions that get the job done right every time. Drawing on over 30 years of experience, his mission is to provide his clients with 100% satisfaction and exceptional value.

Ivar specializes in conveyor systems for palletizing and robotic work cells, sortation and accumulation systems for distribution centers, and conveyors for integrating packaging equipment. He’s also skilled in mobile aisle systems, pallet rack systems, automatic storage and retrieval systems, ergonomic lift and position equipment, and heavy material lifts for floor-to-floor applications and mezzanines.


Advanced Equipment Company

Advanced Equipment Company is a Material Handling & Automation Solutions Provider located in Charlotte, NC. Satellite offices in Cary and Wilmington North Carolina. Specializing in Conveyor Systems, AS/RS, Hydraulic Lifts, Cranes & Hoist Solutions.

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