October 2, 2015
Brancko Hohnec has been appointed general manager, Canada, for Seco Tools. He joined Seco 11 years ago and most recently was managing director of Seco in Slovenia. He has a background in mechanical engineering. He will be based in Mississauga, ON.
September 4, 2015
By Tim Fara, Bilz Tool Co.
Machining centre manufacturers spend effort, design, and cost to make sure the spindle in the machine will operate on centreline. Spindle rotational accuracy as well as spindle alignment play an important role in cutting tool performance and productivity.
August 21, 2015
Steven Baier has been named national sales manager for Haimer USA and will oversee sales in Canada and the US.
“Steven’s extensive experience in tool holding and machine tool accessory sales makes him an ideal fit for our organization, and we are thrilled to have him here at Haimer to help lead our sales team,” says Brendt Holden, president of Haimer USA. Baier was previously with Lyndex Nikken for 12 years, where he served as the midwest regional sales manager.
June 30, 2015
Rohm Products of America has opened a 3,000 sq m (32,000 sq ft) manufacturing facility and North American headquarters in Suwanee, GA. Three times larger thn the previous facility, the plant allows Rohm to manufacture in North America for the first time, as well as expand its service and support for North American customers.
June 30, 2015
Joel Radner has been named sales manager for round tools in North America for Seco Tools.
June 22, 2015
Horn event gives attendees insight into technology, manufacturing behind tools
After a visit to Horn's global headquarters in Tubingen, Germany, one thing becomes clear; this is not a cutting tool company that goes with the flow. Indeed, it goes against the stream, says Andreas Vollmer, sales and marketing director for Horn, and a member of the company's Board of Directors.
"We don't want to swim with the mainstream. We always look at what we can achieve if we go against the stream."