President; VDG (Van der Graaf)
Alex Kanaris is an electrical engineer, specializing in electric motor designs. As the founder and president of VDG, he holds 26 patents in electrical and mechanical conveyor drive designs, including VDG's flagship product, the VDG Drum Motor. For over 35 years, Alex has provided customized drive solutions to solve industry challenges faced by conveyor equipment manufacturers and processors in the food and material handling industries. Today, VDG is recognized as the market leader in conveyor drive innovation.