Wittenstein North America Names CEO
June 27, 2013—The Wittenstein Group, a global provider of mechanical and electro-mechanical motion control systems has named Peter Riehle as president & CEO for Wittenstein North America. In this role, Riehle will be responsible to extend Wittenstein's reach into highly specialized industrial markets such as packaging automation, semi-conductor manufacturing, robotics, aerospace and simulation. He comes to Wittenstein with an extensive background in the precision technology and machine tool industries. Based in North America for over 16 years, he has held senior executive positions at the Schaeffler Group, DMG America, Weinig Inc., and Trumpf. This announcement comes as Wittenstein expands their U.S. based manufacturing facility, and during the launch of their new cyber motor business unit in North America.