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Gilman Adds Business Development Specialist

Craig Grady, Gilman Precision He is responsible for facilitating the connection between engineers and customers in creating smooth communication and intentional, service-minded relationships with existing and prospective clients.
Craig Grady now manages their Western U.S. sales territories and works with Weimer Bearing & Transmission regions within Wisconsin.

Tebis Appoints New Distributor in Mexico

Software y Aplicaciones CNC now sells and supports Tebis CAD/CAM software.

New Marketing Director at Wilson Tool

Kelli Williams, Wilson Tool In her new role, she is charged with helping to develop growth-oriented, market-driven strategies that speak to manufacturers’ tooling needs and challenges.
Kelli Williams now leads their strategic marketing and branding initiatives throughout North America.

OMAX Engineer is Recognized by ASME

Presenting the award are Sam Y. Zamrik (left), PhD, ASME PVP 2016 Conference Advisor and Thomas G. Loughlin (center), CAE, the executive director of ASME. Receiving the award is Darren L. Stang (right) of OMAX.
Darren Stang is now a Fellow in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Hyde IBS Hires Controller

Richard Howard now oversees their finance department.

Mate Appoints Sales Manager for Latin America

Benjamin Harrison, Mate Precision Tooling As the manager of Latin American sales, he is responsible for dealer and direct sales in Mexico and Latin America.
Benjamin Harrison is now responsible for dealer and direct sales in Mexico and Latin America.

Rockford Systems Hires New VP of Marketing

Carrie Halle, Rockford SystemsHer major function and focus is to spearhead and support strategic sales and marketing activities, and implement programs that will present a unified brand identify for the company.
Carrie Halle is now responsible for strategic marketing and brand management.

Walter Appoints New Director of Marketing

Kurt Ludeking, Walter USA As the director of marketing for their World West Region, he is now responsible for strategic marketing planning, marketing communication, regional product management, pricing, and market analysis.
Kurt Ludeking is responsible for all aspects of marketing in the Americas and Great Britain.

Blue Grass Metals Names New President

Dale Badger, Blue Grass Metals“My goal, as we go forward into the future, is for us to remain agile in our industry and react to new technologies, engineering improvements and new production techniques.  At the same time, we will stay ever vigilant in the markets we serve.”
Dale Badger assumes responsibilities for day-to-day operations.

Hurco Recognizes Distributors

Hurco distributor partners toured the John Force Racing manufacturing operation at the Hurco National Sales Meeting. John Force Racing has a fleet of Hurco CNC machines to manufacture parts for their NHRA dragsters and funny cars in addition to parts for their Force American Made division.
Awards were given to distributors and agents who represent them throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and South America.