Gates announces management changes effective September 1, 2007Gates Corporation Announces Executive Management Changes
Denver, CO Gates Corporation Chairman Richard Bell has announced a series of executive management changes to be implemented effective September 1, 2007. The changes follow his recent appointment to Chief Operating Officer of the Industrial and Automotive Division of Tomkins plc.
John Bohenick has been named President of Gates Corporation. Bohenick has served as both President of Gates Power Transmission Division North American and most recently as President of Gates European Power Transmission Division where he led the companyys power transmission operations for all customers in all European markets. As President of Gates Corporation, Bohenick is now responsible for all operations of the Company. Gates Corporation is the largest non-tire rubber manufacturer in North America and one of the worldds leading manufacturers of automotive and industrial products, systems and components with operations in 21 countries.
Bohenick began his career with Gates in 1988, after working several years at General Motors Pontiac Motor Division and at Saturn Corporation.
A graduate of Cornell University, Bohenick earned a Bachelor of Science with Distinction in Mechanical Engineering.
Marco Moran has been named President of the Gates Worldwide Fluid Power Division where he assumes responsibility for leading the companyys Fluid Power operations worldwide for all customers in all markets. Moran served previously as President of the Companyys Worldwide Power Transmission Division.
Moran began his career with Gates in 1975 with Gates Mexico where he was responsible for all operations including manufacturing, engineering, quality, purchasing, human resources, logistics and distribution. In 2000, he assumed responsibility for operations in North America and Brazil, including nine Gates manufacturing facilities. Moran served as President of the PT Division in Europe from 2003 until 2006 when he returned to Denver. Moran studied industrial engineering and business management and has been a professor in the areas of manufacturing and strategic management. He is a Founder of the Industrial Council of the State of Mexico as well as Industrial Association of the Toluca Valley. He served as a Board Member for the Industry Rubber Chamber.
Lou Braga has been named President of Gates Unitta Asia (GUA) and will relocate to the companyys headquarters in Osaka, Japan. Braga served previously as President of Gates Worldwide Fluid Power Division where he led the companyys Fluid Power operations worldwide for all customers in all markets.
Braga has had various management positions within Gates parent company, Tomkins plc. He served as Group President of Tomkins Fluid Systems from 2000 to 2004; Executive Vice President and General Manager of Stant Manufacturing, Inc. from 1996 2000, and as Vice President and General Manager of Standard Thompson Corporation from 1994 1996. Prior to that, he held marketing, engineering and technical positions at Allied Signal, Inc. Braga is a member of the Board of Directors for the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA). He is also a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).
EATON Hydraulics Names Russoniello Power Products General ManagerEATON Hydraulics Names Russoniello Power Products General Manager
EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN Ruppert Russoniello has been named general manager of the Power Products Division, Hydraulics Operations, effective August 1. Russoniello will report to William VanArsdale, vice president and president - Hydraulics Operations. He will be located in Eden Prairie, Minn, and succeeds Scott Deakin, who left the company.
Ruppert has a strong track record of financial and operational results as well as new product introductions said VanArsdale. We look forward to his leadership in driving strategic and growth objectives throughout the Power Division..
Since joining Eaton in 1994, Russoniello has held roles of increasing responsibility in sales, product management and marketing in the Electrical Group. Most recently, he was the business unit manager of the Electrical Groupps Industrial Controls Division. Prior to joining Eaton, he was an engineer and product manager with Westinghousees Distribution and Control Business Unit. Russoniello holds a bachelors degree in electrical engineering from the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ.
Eatons Hydraulics Operations is a business segment of Eatons Fluid Power Group.
The business is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of a comprehensive line of reliable, high-efficiency hydraulic systems and components for use in mobile and industrial applications. Mobile and industrial markets include agriculture, construction, mining, forestry, utility, material handling, earthmoving, truck and bus, machine tools, molding, primary metals, automotive, power generation, port machinery and entertainment. Eatonns Hydraulics Operations provides customer-driven solutions under brand names such as Aeroquip, Boston, Char-Lynn, Eaton, Hydro-Line, Vickers and Weatherhead. For more information, visit www.hydraulics.eaton.com.
Eaton Introduces A-Frame Global Gear PumpsEDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation has expanded its gear pump portfolio with the addition of A-frame Global Gear Pumps (GGPs).
The new pumps satisfy global demand for gear pumps that are smaller, quieter, competitively priced, and, most importantly, operate at 280 bar continuous pressure. Eaton A-frame GGPs are offered in two families:
AEG Aluminum SeriessFloating bushing, pressure-balanced design with a high-strength extruded aluminum body and cast iron end cap and mounting flange
AEK Cast Iron SeriessFixed bushings, pressure-balanced design with a high-strength cast iron construction throughout
The Aluminum pumps are now available and all cast iron versions will be offered soon.
New Eaton GGPs offer numerous sought-after features, such as high-efficiency gear profiles; 12-tooth, low-noise and low-pressure ripple gear design; and SAE, DIN and ISO flanges, shafts and ports. Versions with European standard rectangular mounting flanges will also be available.
The pumps are suitable for numerous applications including turf care, agricultural tractors and harvesters, lift trucks, skidsteer loaders, salt and sand spreaders, general industrial applications and power packs.
The A-Frame Aluminum Pump GGP is the first size to be released. Other sizes, additional features, and motors will follow in the months to come. Technical information for Eaton Global Gear Pumps is included in bulletin E-PUGE-MR002-E on the Eaton website
Eatonns Hydraulics Operations is a business segment of the Eaton Fluid Power Group. The business is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of a comprehensive line of reliable, high-efficiency hydraulic systems and components for use in mobile and industrial applications. Mobile and industrial markets include agriculture, construction, mining, forestry, utility, material handling, earthmoving, truck and bus, machine tools, molding, primary metals, automotive, power generation, port machinery and entertainment. Eatonns Hydraulics Operations provides customer-driven solutions under brand names such as Aeroquip, Boston, Char-Lynn, Eaton, Hydro-Line, Vickers and Weatherhead. For more information, visit www.hydraulics.eaton.com.
Deublin launches new Engineering Catalog for Machine Tool applicationsDeublin Company has just released a new 36-page Engineering Catalog MT072-US for designers and users of Rotating Unions for machine tool, machining center and transfer line applications. This comprehensive guide offers easy-to-use reference chart and ordering checklist.
The catalog also features expanded product options with specifications of over 170 models including bearing supported, bearingless, multi-passage, closed-seal, pop-off, auto-sense and controlled leakage designs.
For designers of machine tools, the catalog offers operating principles, selection criteria and design principles for maximum service life and ease of use. For users of machine tools, such reference information as installation techniques, coolant filtration and thread specifications are detailed.