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Mike Dickson joins Piab as Regional Director-Americas
PIAB USA, Inc. Posted 06/12/2013Hingham, MA --- We are pleased to announce that Mike Dickson joins Piab from Kollmorgen, a Danaher operating company. Mike will assume responsibility for the Piab America organization, based in Hingham, MA.
In his 21 years at Danaher, Mike served in a number of commercial leadership roles with increasing responsibility. Over the past few years, Mike has served as the Vice President of Sales for the Western Region of Kollmorgen’s Industrial Automation business unit, and then as the Global Vice President of Sales for their “Custom & Aerospace and Defense” group. He most recently served as Vice President, Global Sales & Outbound Marketing at Kollmorgen’s Vehicle Systems business. Mike brings a profound experience in Sales and Marketing of Industrial Automation systems and components through multiple channels, and has broad experience in many of Piab’s
target strategic markets.
During his first week in the role, Mike commented, “I am very excited to be joining the Piab team. Piab has a technical expertise in vacuum technology that is unmatched in the industry, and is very focused on delivering a superior customer experience. I also look forward to re-connecting and working with the Piab distributors some of whom I have worked with for many years.”
Established in 1951, Piab designs innovative vacuum solutions that improve the energy-efficiency, productivity, and working environments of vacuum users around the world. As a reliable partner to many of the world’s largest manufacturers, Piab develops and manufactures a complete line of vacuum pumps, vacuum accessories, vacuum conveyors and suction cups for a variety of automated material handling and factory automation processes. Piab utilizes COAX®, a completely new dimension in vacuum technology, in many of its original products and solutions. COAX® cartridges are smaller, more energy efficient and more reliable than conventional ejectors, and can be integrated directly into machinery. This allows for the design of a flexible, modular vacuum system. Piab is a worldwide organization with subsidiaries and distributors in more than 50 countries. Its headquarters are in Sweden. .