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Lenze Opens Michigan Office, Expands Business Operations in Automotive Industry
Lenze Americas Posted 01/13/2015
Automation technology leader increases presence in Midwest
Lenze Americas, a leading global manufacturer of electrical and mechanical drives, motion control and automation technologies, is pleased to announce the opening of a new office location in Novi, Michigan.
“Lenze’s new office location will create a dynamic and modern workplace for the innovative work that our employees are doing to deliver a diverse range of solutions for vehicle manufacturing,” said Chuck Edwards, president, Lenze. “Automotive manufacturers look to Lenze to provide ideal drive and automation technology systems, allowing reduced set-up times, resulting in higher plant productivity. We are delighted to have a presence in Michigan, home of the automotive industry.”
As Lenze continues to expand their business operations in the automotive industry, John Slayton, manager, Automotive Business Development group for Lenze, will manage the new location. Slayton is responsible for strategic development of automotive end-user and OEM customers. He will support industry-focused efforts in the sales regions, engaging with the global automotive focus industries team.
The office opening in Michigan follows recent expansion of Lenze’s presence in the Midwest. In 2012, Lenze opened an assembly and logistics facility in Illinois which supports electro-mechanical product manufacturing operations for the Americas region.
Lenze products are found in many industries including automotive, packaging, material handling and logistics, robotics, and commercial equipment. The company recently announced an almost four percent increase in sales for FY14 (year ending April 30, 2014). “Through investments in locations, production capacities, and our international engineering capabilities, we are continuously providing new opportunities to enable customer success,” adds Edwards.
About Lenze Americas
Lenze is a global manufacturer of electrical and mechanical drives, motion control and automation technology for Motion Centric Automation. Our products can be found in many industries, including automotive, packaging, material handling and logistics, robotics, and commercial equipment (pumps/fans). A global network of distributors and representatives makes Lenze Americas perfectly positioned to meet the motion control needs of customers worldwide. Lenze Americas, the American subsidiary of Lenze SE of Germany, is headquartered in Uxbridge, Massachusetts, with an assembly and logistics center in Glendale Heights, IL. Corporate global headquarters are in Hamelin, Germany.