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Zitman Named Plant Manager For Chore-Time's Netherlands Facility

Frank Zitman

Frank Zitman

June 29, 2022

MILFORD, Indiana, U.S.A. — Frank Zitman has been named Plant Manager for Chore-Time Europe’s Ede, Netherlands facility, according to Tina Streit, Vice President and General Manager of the CTB, Inc. business unit. In his new position, Zitman will be responsible for overseeing the maintenance and safety of Chore-Time’s facility in Ede, Netherlands. He will also lead several groups, including metal production, customer fulfillment, logistics and warehouse, assembly, and supply chain and planning.

Prior to being named Plant Manager, Zitman worked for Spirado B.V., a production facility for Chore-Time in Amersfoort, Netherlands. Here, he held the positions of Sales and Operations Manager and, most recently, Plant Manager. He has a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a masterclass in operations engineering from NCOI Business School, Utrecht, Netherlands.

Zitman is originally from Eemnes, Netherlands, and currently resides in Barneveld, Netherlands. His native language is Dutch, and he is also fluent in English and German.

About Chore-Time
Chore-Time ( continues its tradition established in 1952 of leadership in the design, manufacture, and marketing of equipment for poultry and egg production. With complete end-to-end systems for feeding, feed handling, drinking, egg handling, climate control and house management, Chore-Time is a market leader known for product performance, tailored solutions and a proven independent distribution network. Part of the CTB, Inc. family of companies, Chore-Time operates globally from facilities in Indiana, Alabama, the Netherlands, and Poland.

About CTB
CTB, Inc. (, a Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary, is a global designer, manufacturer and marketer of systems and solutions developed with the goal of equipping its customers to join it in Helping to Feed a Hungry World®. CTB's customers use its products for preserving grain; for raising pigs and poultry to yield meat and eggs; and for processing poultry, fish, and other foods. CTB deploys its financial strength to grow via a product-driven focus, strategic acquisitions, an expanded global physical presence, and best-cost manufacturing. The company is headquartered in Milford, Indiana, U.S.A., and employs 3,000 people worldwide.