GMTA Announces a New Hire and Plans for an Open House

GMTA named Maik Schminke the manager of controls engineering and programming and announced plans for an open house. 

GMTA (German Machine Tools of America) (Ann Arbor, MI) named Maik Schminke manager of controls engineering and programming at its Ann Arbor facility. According to the firm’s president Walter Friedrich, “This appointment fills our need to provide and support customers with machine tool controls, SPS, PLC and CNC programming.”

Schminke has worked for the past 12 years at the German partner to GMTA, Diskus, part of the large DVS Group in Germany. Prior to Diskus, he worked at Pittler, another GMTA partner company in Germany and also a DVS Group company. Schminke completed his apprenticeship program, while at Pittler.

A demonstration of dedicated tool gear cutting machinery from GMTA.

In other news, plans are underway to have an open house at the newly renovated GMTA facility. This expanded facility now houses parts and service, a full machine demo center, sales and corporate management for this growing machine tool company.


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