Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence (North Kingstown, RI) appointed Maja Foster as the global marketing director of their Production Software business. Joining the company after seven years at machine tool manufacturer Mazak, including the last three as the European marketing manager, she brings a wealth of metalworking industry experience to her new role, in which she will be setting marketing strategies for all product lines under the Production Software umbrella. In addition to marketing responsibilities, she will also lead product management, a specialist team whose tasks include gathering market intelligence, performing market analysis and defining future product content and direction.
WD-40 Brand Launches Gear Shop and Summer of Swag Sweepstakes
Official WD-40 Brand merchandise is available to purchase for the first time, and fans of the blue-and-yellow can have a chance to win $100 gift cards each week.
Vention and OnRobot Partner to Bring a One-Stop Shop for Cobot Applications to Manufacturers Globally
Vention Inc. (Montreal, Canada) has announced a partnership with OnRobot A/S (Odense, Denmark). Vention offers a manufacturing automation platform (MAP), OnRobot makes tools for collaborative applications.
Absolute Machine Tools Earns Diamond Partner Status from Mitsubishi Electric Automation
Absolute Machine Tools Inc. (Lorain, OH) has earned the title of Diamond Partner Systems Integrator from Mitsubishi Electric Automation Inc. (Vernon Hills, IL). The partnership is expected to expand opportunities for and bring value to both companies.