(PRWEB) May 23, 2013
The Wittenstein Group, a global provider of mechanical and electro-mechanical motion control systems has named Peter Riehle as President & CEO for WITTENSTEIN North America.
In this role, Peter will be responsible to extend Wittenstein’s reach into highly specialized industrial markets such as packaging automation, semi-conductor manufacturing, robotics, aerospace and simulation.
Peter comes to Wittenstein with an extensive background in the precision technology and machine tool industries. Based in North America for over 16 years, he has held senior executive positions at the Schaeffler Group, DMG America, Weinig Inc., and TRUMPF.
This announcement comes as Wittenstein expands their U.S. based manufacturing facility, and during the launch of their new cyber® motor business unit in North America.
Wittenstein is a world-class manufacturer of intelligent mechatronic drive technology systems, servo systems and mechanical components. The company provides cutting edge technology for motion control through the use of science, innovation and forward-thinking engineering.
Since pioneering the Alpha servo planetary gear reducer in 1983, Wittenstein has continued to meet the changing support and motion requirements of the market. The company is dedicated to delivering reliable products and services to its customers and partners, and is constantly creating new motion solutions and services based on the MINI (Miniaturization, Integration, Intelligence) principle.
Wittenstein was established in 1949 in Steinheim, Germany, and today is headquartered in Igersheim, Germany. The company now has manufacturing locations and sales offices worldwide. Their U.S. headquarters is located at 1249 Humbracht Circle, Bartlett IL 60103.