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MAG appoints new president.

Robert Wassmer was appointed as president of MAG Industrial Automation Systems--MAG IAS--Sterling Heights, MI.

Wassmer, who has been with MAG IAS, came to the company from Bombardier Transportation, where he was director of the research and development section of the locomotive and freight division. He also managed Bombardier's bogie division, including facilities in western/eastern Europe, China and India.

Wassmer earned his doctorate in mechanical engineering at the University of Karlsruhe, with a focus on product engineering.

Through strategic acquisitions since 2005, MAG IAS has become a group of machine tool companies and brands in the durable goods manufacturing industries. MAG IAS consists of four groups: MAG Powertrain [Cross Huller, Ex-Cell-O and Lamb], MAG Advanced Technologies [Cincinnati Machine, Giddings & Lewis, Cincinnati Automation & Test, Huller Hille, and Fadal], MAG Special Machines [Boehringer, FMS, Hessapp, Witzig & Frank, and Turmatic Systems], and MAG Maintenance Technologies.
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Publication:Modern Applications News
Date:Jun 1, 2007
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