Swisslog Names Tingley Director of Quality

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New position highlights Company's focus on product quality and client satisfaction

The creation of this new position highlights the tremendous importance Swisslog places on product quality and client satisfaction.

Swisslog, a leading provider of automated materials transport and medication management solutions for hospitals, today announced that Lem Tingley has been named director of quality, a new position at the nearly 100-year old company.

Building on the company’s strong foundation of quality and reliability, Tingley will have broad latitude to work throughout the organization to identify, develop and support continuous quality improvement programs. Specifically, Tingley is charged with recommending and implementing quality improvement initiatives for the company’s flagship product, the TransLogic Pneumatic Tube System (PTS). In addition, he will work with the company’s Customer Support team to identify the key attributes that create client loyalty.

“The creation of this new position highlights the tremendous importance Swisslog places on product quality and client satisfaction,” said Ralph Poplawsky, vice president of production & technology for Swisslog Healthcare Solutions North America. “Lem’s strong credentials and prior experience in quality, reliability and engineering roles will serve him well as he works to implement quality improvements in everything we do.”

Immediately prior to joining Swisslog, Tingley was a senior manager of product quality and reliability at Quantum Corp. Before that, he held progressively more responsible quality and engineering positions at several technology companies in the Denver metropolitan area.

Tingley holds six professional certifications, including ASQ Certified Master Black Belt, ASQ Certified Software Quality Engineer and Net Promoter Certified Associate Professional. He earned a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Swisslog Healthcare Solutions is the leading supplier of logistics automation solutions for healthcare facilities. Swisslog has installed automated materials transport and medication management systems in more than 3,000 hospitals around the world, including more than 2,000 in North America. Swisslog offers total systems design, manufacturing, installation and customer support providing a complete supply chain management approach to the logistics challenges of hospitals. The North American division of Swisslog Healthcare Solutions is based in Denver, CO.

About Swisslog

Swisslog is a global provider of integrated logistics solutions for warehouses, distribution centers and hospitals. Its comprehensive services portfolio ranges from building complex warehouses and distribution centers to implementing Swisslog's own software to intra-company logistics solutions for hospitals.

Swisslog’s solutions optimize customers’ production, logistics and distribution processes in order to increase flexibility, responsiveness and quality of service while minimizing logistics costs. With years of experience in the development and implementation of integrated logistics solutions, Swisslog provides the expertise that customers in more than 50 countries rely on.

Headquartered in Buchs/Aarau, Switzerland, Swisslog currently employs over 2,000 staff in about 20 countries worldwide. The group’s parent company, Swisslog Holding AG, is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (security number: 1232462, Telekurs: SLOG, Reuters: SLOG.S). For more information, visit http://www.swisslog.com

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