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Rexroth Names Ted Thayer New PLC and HMI Product Manager
Bosch Rexroth Corporation Posted 02/25/2008
Ted Thayer will be responsible for PLC and HMI product releases, developing and maintaining customer and partner relationships, and implementing various PLC training initiatives for Bosch Rexroth’s Electric Drives and Controls technology group.
(Hoffman Estates, IL – www.boschrexroth-us.com) - The Electric Drives and Controls technology group of Bosch Rexroth Corporation recently announced that Ted Thayer has been named PLC and HMI Product Manager.
In his new position, Thayer will be responsible for new PLC and HMI product releases, developing and maintaining customer and partner relationships, and implementing various PLC training initiatives.
Prior to joining Bosch Rexroth, Thayer supervised the Technical Assistance Center at Mitsubishi Electric Automation where he directed call center operations, provided technical support for industrial automation products and taught a wide range of training classes. He also developed a product training program and was a contributing member on numerous sales efforts with Chrysler, U.S. Postal Service, Corning and Applied Materials.
Between 1997 and 2000, Thayer held various engineering positions including Applications Engineer, Associate Controls Engineer and Senior Development Engineer.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from Northern Illinois University, a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Phoenix and he is also a graduate of DeviceNet University. In addition, Thayer has a Project Management Professional Certification and is a Certified Profibus Engineer, as well as a Certified Support Center Supervisor.
Bosch Rexroth AG, part of the Bosch Group, achieved sales of approximately $6.2 billion (4.9 billion Euro) in 2006 with over 29,800 employees. Under the brand name of Rexroth the company offers all drive and control technologies, from mechanics, hydraulics and pneumatics to electronics and associated service. Over 500,000 customers worldwide utilize Rexroth’s unique technological know-how to implement their innovative and future-oriented systems and machine concepts. The global player, represented in over 80 countries, is an extensive supplier of components and systems for industrial and factory automation and mobile applications.