David Tonso, who was co-owner and acting chief executive officer of Canon Potato Co., and Matt Glowczewski have been named to the sales staff at Bancroft, Wis.-based RPE Inc.

They’re based at RPE’s Monte Vista, Colo., office.

Canon Potato recently announced its closure. Glowczewski worked in the sales department there for 18 years. Tonso spent almost 30 years at Canon, according to a news release.

Tonso has served as a member and chairman of the potato section of the United Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Association, and as a member and vice chairman of the Colorado Potato Administrative Committee.

“RPE has had so much growth and they’re doing such dynamic things,” Tonso said in the release. “It fits right into what I want to do and am looking for.”

Former Canon Potato partner joins RPE Inc.Before joining Canon Potato, Glowczewski worked 10 years for a wholesale company in Pueblo, Colo.

RPE ships potatoes and onions year round.