Jonathan Ray is the new CEO at WEBER USA

Mooresville/Wolfratshausen – WEBER Screwdriving Systems Inc. (North Carolina), USA, appoints a new CEO: Jonathan Ray has been appointed CEO and President of the fully-owned subsidiary of WEBER Schraubautomaten GmbH Wolfratshausen.

Mr. Ray has many years’ experience in various positions of management and leadership and possesses well-proven industry knowledge. Previous roles have included several years as Director of Sales and Marketing at Oasis Alignment Services, LLC, a U.S. market leader in 3-dimensional precision measurement and machine alignment for numerous manufacturing processes. Mr. Ray also worked for the U.S. division of the German assembly technology group, DÜRR Systems, Inc.  Within the Final Assembly Systems group at DÜRR, Mr. Ray spent numerous years as a Project Manager and managed the Service and Parts business unit.

In the words of Karl Ernst Bujnowski, CEO of WEBER Schraubautomaten GmbH:

“In Jonathan Ray we have secured a CEO with the best can-do qualities. The US market has many challenges – not least due to its geographic size. Mr. Ray has a wide network of connections in many areas of the country and will help lift the WEBER brand to new heights across North America.”

The conditions for this are ideal. WEBER USA generated revenues of around €19 million in the 2016/2017 financial year. The economic situation in the country is positive, therefore high growth rates are expected for Weber USA, over the next few years, in the assembly processes automation sector continues to thrive.

Smith Power Systems – WEBER family’s new addition

Smith Power Systems, (www.smithpower.com) based out of Dallas, Texas, is the newest addition to the WEBER family of skilled Manufacturer’s Representatives throughout the World. Established in 1985, Smith Power is led by Mr. Gregg Smith, Founder, and includes four additional outside sales professionals and an inside sales and administrative support team and has always specialized in factory automation and assembly. Serving all of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana for WEBER, please welcome Smith Power to the WEBER family.

Welcome Robway Automation, Inc.

It is with pleasure to introduce Mr. Rob Pardikes, President, of Robway Automation, Inc. (www.robwayautomation.com) to the WEBER Representative Team.
 
Rob has direct sales experience of over 35 years and works out of his office in Hartland, MI where he will now assist in covering the state of Michigan for WEBER. Robway Automation, Inc. has invested in lead follow-up systems and tracking, and attends regional trade shows, such as the Assembly Show in Chicago and the International Manufacturing Technology Show.
 
Please join us in welcoming Rob to the WEBER family.
 
Rob can be reached at the rob@robwayautomation.com or at mobile # (810) 208-0701 or office # (810) 208-0701
 
Rob, please accept our warmest welcome and best wishes for a long and prosperous relationship with WEBER.

Jim Graham, has left the WEBER Group

Jim Graham, President of WEBER Screwdriving Systems Inc., has left the WEBER Group effective October 15th 2017.

After some discussions on differences in the view of the strategic business direction, Jim and the WEBER Group, have agreed to choose separate directions going forward, and this has resulted in Jim resigning to pursue new opportunities in the automation & manufacturing industry.

We want to express our thanks to Jim for his work and service to the WEBER Group and particular the growth and development at WEBER USA, and wish him all the best and every success for his future career.

The WEBER Group and all the staff at WEBER USA are committed to providing premier automated joining technologies to the global markets and we will ensure that our valued customers and partners continue to be supported.

Another announcement will be made once Jim’s successor is appointed in order to continue the growth and development of the WEBER Group in North America.

We look forward to continuing our support for all the customers of the WEBER Group.

Karl Bujnowski
President WEBER Group

WEBER USA Doubles NC Footprint

WEBER Screwdriving Systems Inc. is excited to announce the expansion of the WEBER Complex!  Our recent acquisition of an additional 17,000 SF office and manufacturing building has effectively doubled our operational footprint.  The new building, formerly owned by Rusty Wallace Racing Inc, is located directly adjacent to our existing facility in Mooresville, NC.  The acquisition comes just two years after WEBER’s relocation to North Carolina from New York and is well aligned with the company’s long term growth and expansion strategy.