Advanced Equipment Company in Charlotte NC

Darin Boik Named New President Of AEC, Charlotte NC

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[ Press Release | January 2018: Promotion of New President at AEC ]

Advanced Equipment Company (AEC) out of Charlotte NC, leading material handling experts serving the Carolinas since 1960, has announced the promotion of Darin Boik to the role of President.

As President, Boik will be focused on driving performance while maintaining the company’s longstanding heritage as a solutions provider in the material handling industry. He takes over this position from Daryle Ogburn, who has retired after 39 loyal years as an employee of AEC, 17 of which as President.

“Darin has been a key part of our success and we are thrilled he agreed to take on this challenging role,” said Larry Abernathy, CEO/Owner of AEC.

Boik first joined AEC in 2004 as an account manager and quickly became as proficient in maintaining and growing customer relationships as he was in creating and managing custom material handling solutions. Prior to joining AEC, Boik spent 11 years as a Project Manager and Team Leader with AGV Products where he managed teams of engineers, programmers and technicians to design and fabricate automated material handling systems.

Darin Boik - Promoted President of Advanced Equipment Company out of Charlotte NC

 “I’m proud to take over as President of AEC and I’m excited to oversee the growth opportunities we’re currently experiencing,” said Boik.  “We have the best people in the industry working for us. With strong technical and engineering backgrounds and years of experience, we have the knowledge to offer and execute the solutions our customers need.”


AEC provides complete and automated material handling equipment solutions from design and delivery, to engineering and implementation. Their expert engineers work to develop highly-customized automated material handling equipment solutions with minimum interruption to operations.

For more information, contact AEC or call us at 704.527.3141 to speak directly with a material handling expert.