WEST BOYLSTON, MA U.S.A. (January 2, 2014) – Emuge Corp. (www.emuge.com), a leading manufacturer of taps, thread mills, toolholders, clamping devices and other rotary cutting tools, has announced the appointment of Mr. Bob Hellinger as President of U.S. and Canadian operations. Hellinger succeeds Peter Matysiak, who has retired after a successful 25 year career with the company.
“I am excited to join Emuge, a company with a well respected brand and a reputation for high quality and performance cutting tools and accessories,” said Mr. Hellinger. “Emuge has a long track record with a commitment to the research and development of leading cutting edge tools. I am looking forward to continuing the legacy of quality and customer support that Peter Matysiak established in his tenure, and to further expand sales and market penetration throughout the U.S. and Canada.”
Mr. Hellinger began his manufacturing career in the cutting tool industry 25 years ago as a regional sales manager for Cleveland Twist Drill. In 1994 he joined Guhring Inc., a full line cutting tool manufacturer, as a regional sales manager and was promoted in 2004 to National Sales Manager with responsibility for sales, marketing, customer service and distribution. Hellinger’s tenure with Guhring spanned 19 years to 2013. He has also served two years on the Industrial Supply Association (ISA) membership committee. Mr. Hellinger holds a bachelor degree in mechanical engineering and resides with his family in central Massachusetts.
Emuge Corp. is a wholly owned subsidiary of the 1,500+ employee German company EMUGE-Werk Richard Glimpel GmbH & Co. KG (Lauf, Germany) that has been the product technology and performance leader in their field for over 90 years. The company manufactures an extensive line of taps, thread mills, end mills, toolholders, clamping devices and other rotary cutting tools, over 100,000 items sold through distributors worldwide. Emuge also offers end-user technical support through a network of in-the-field engineers and in-house product specialists, all with extensive tooling and application experience.
Over 10,000 types of cutting tools and accessories are stocked in the company’s U.S. and Canadian Headquarters located in West Boylston, MA, U.S.A. The 21,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility also serves as a technology center with a machining and tooling demonstration showroom and classroom.
For more information on Emuge products, contact Emuge at 1800 Century Drive, West Boylston, MA 01583-2121, Tel. 800-323-3013, internet; www.emuge.com.
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