Eye on People
Dan Konrath Portrait
Dan Konrath
Manager selected for territory
Mazak Optonics Corp., Elgin, Illinois, promoted Dan Konrath from applications engineer to Southeast regional sales manager, covering nine states. Konrath has been with the company five years and owned a business for 15 years.
Paxton Shantz Portrait
Paxton Shantz
Beckhoff adds fabrication industry manager
Beckhoff USA hired Paxton Shantz as fabrication industry manager. Shantz was a regional manager for Lenze Americas, a maker of industrial automation systems. He held similar posts at B&R Industrial Automation and Advanced Motion Controls.
Gregory Bielitz Portrait
Gregory Bielitz
Behringer hires technician
Behringer Saws Inc., Morgantown, Pennsylvania, hired Gregory Bielitz as an electromechanical technician. He will provide electrical support throughout all departments, with a focus on adding saw options and material handling integration.
Industrial Magnetics adds regional manager
Aaron Evans was named Western regional manager for Industrial Magnetics Inc., which manufactures magnets for work holding, lifting, fixturing, conveying and magnetic separation. He will service clients in four states.
Debbie Wright Portrait
Debbie Wright
Employee celebrates 25 years
Global Shop Solutions, The Woodlands, Texas, recognizes Debbie Wright for her 25th anniversary with the company. Wright joined the company as a programmer and worked her way up to vice president of core programming.
Shape names vice president
Shape Technologies Group, Kent, Washington, selected Tim Fabian as vice president of marketing and product management. He has 20 years of product and marketing management experience with waterjet, machine tool and other equipment.
Hiring and promotion at Automatic Feed
Automatic Feed Co. named Derek Faber as manager for the company’s Automation Integration Manager software offering. He has been a software engineer at Automatic Feed for the past year as well as an IT support specialist. The company also promoted Joe Andriette to director of sales and marketing. Andriette has worked for Automatic Feed for 20 years, most recently as global sales account manager.