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Nidec Minster Announces Management Changes

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Effective June 1, David Winch will be assuming the role of chief executive officer and vice chairman of the board of directors for press-technology company Nidec Minster, Minster, OH. John Winch will be stepping down as CEO and president, but will continue to assist in a consulting role.
“For nearly 120 years, we have maintained a proud tradition of innovation, quality and commitment to our customers,” says David Winch. “These changes will help us focus on providing the global products and services our customers need to grow.”
Steve Gruber will assume his new position as president and chief operating officer, reporting to David Winch. Gruber will be responsible for Nidec Minster’s activities in the Machinery, Automation, Midwest/Operations and Services divisions as well as Human Resources. He will focus on growth in new and existing markets, as well as new products and continuous operational improvements.
Ron Arling will serve as executive vice president and chief financial officer, reporting to David Winch. He will continue overall responsibility for internal company functions focusing on managing the financial wellness, compliance and information technology. In addition, Arling will assume overall responsibility for mergers and acquisitions along with integration of new companies.
Rick Schwartz will become vice president of Nidec Minster’s Machinery and Automation divisions, continuing his focus on sales, engineering, marketing and purchasing for those divisions. Managing director Tim Fletcher will assume responsibility for the Services division.
For more on the company’s products and services, visit

Metalforming Industry Movers & Shakers

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Tebis America (, Troy, MI, has announced Mike Arndt as business development manager and Matt O’Donnell as applications specialist. The software company specializes in CAD/CAM systems for design and manufacturing servicing tool, die, mold, automotive and aerospace manufacturing industries. 

Red Bud Industries to Host Chicago Coil-Processing Seminar in May

Monday, March 16, 2015
Red Bud Industries, Red Bud, IL, will host a coil-processing seminar at the Radisson Hotel Chicago O’Hare, Chicago, IL, on May 19, 2015. Attendees will learn about blanking, multi-blanking, leveling, slitting and a new process, Eco Pickled Surface (EPS), for hot-roll black material. The seminar also will show how to apply new technology, improve tolerances, produce optimum flatness in material and maximize overall efficiency.
Featured speakers include Dean Linders, vice president of marketing and sales for Red Bud Industries; Tom Hazen, a consultant to the metals-processing industry; Rüdiger Uhlitz, general manager of sales at Messerfabrik Neuenkamp GmbH; and Jeff Herrell and Brandon Kunkel, sales engineers at Red Bud.
For more information, contact Red Bud Industries at 618-282-3801 or 800-851-4612, or visit


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