Markham, ON-based Turck Canada has welcomed Carlos Linan to its technical sales, Greater Toronto Area East team. Having worked at Baumer Canada, Panasonic Electric Works of America and Pilz GmbH, Linan brings extensive experience and understanding of factory automation and systems selling.
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Motion Industries, Inc., of Birmingham, AL, has announced the promotion of Randall (Randy) Breaux to president. Motion Industries has over 550 locations, including 14 distribution centres throughout North America and serves more than 300,000 customers from the food and beverage, pulp and paper, iron and steel, chemical, mining and aggregate, petrochemical, automotive, wood and lumber, and pharmaceutical industries.
The Weidmüller Group of Richmond, VA, has announced that Javi Richmond recently joined the company as managing director of Weidmuller Canada. Richmond replaces Terry Hodgson, who has been promoted to executive vice president of Weidmuller Inc, North America.
Petrotranz Inc. of Calgary has announced the appointment of Dallas Smith as CEO, replacing Paul Johnson. “I am pleased that Dallas Smith is taking on the responsibility and commitment that comes with overseeing Petrotranz,” said Johnson.
Festo Group based in Esslingen, Germany, has appointed Oliver Jung as the family-owned global automation company’s new Chairman of the Management Board, effective Nov 1. Jung brings to Festo a wealth of experience from major internationally operating family-owned companies.
Motion Industries, Inc., a distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts based in Birmingham, AL, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company (GPC), is saddened to announce the sudden passing of its president and CEO, Tim Breen.
Blue Springs, MO-based Fike Corporation has appointed Justin Iske, Michael Lehman and Richard Winston to its executive team. Iske, vice president of finance and treasurer, is responsible for global finance at Fike. He serves as treasurer and leads the company’s accounting, tax compliance and planning, treasury, retirement plans and financial planning and analysis, and supports corporate development for Fike and its subsidiaries.
At a recent press conference in Toronto, Harting Canada reported another record year in sales and market penetration and diversification. At the company’s annual Canadian media day, the Harting team for Canada attributed the company’s double-digit revenue growth to a strong coast-to-coast sales network, bolstered by the recent addition of Peter Hanna as territory sales manager for Ontario.