TDM Systems Inc. Announces Smart Manufacturing Initiative in North America

New team to focus on Smart Manufacturing, Industry 4.0 and new technology..all on the rise in the manufacturing environment.

A team of TDM experts will spearhead the initiative in order to bolster the growth of the company and improve North American operation in sales, service and marketing.

Robert Auer has been appointed as the new Global Business Development Manager and will lead the team. In this position, Auer will be responsible for leading and managing TDM Systems including service, administration and management in North America, with emphasis on the U.S., and coordinate the company’s growth strategy with the headquarters in Germany. He has more than 20 years of experience in industrial automation and tool management solutions, most of them in international business.

Also, TDM Systems has announced Dan Speidel and Dave Morley as Senior Account Executives. Speidel who has been with TDM Systems for more than 10 years is a digital manufacturing change-expert and will service customers primarily in the Northeast, Midwest and Canada. Morley, a specialist in IoT and with over 22 years’ experience in various capacities of manufacturing focusing on software solutions. He will focus on the Southeast, South, Westcoast and Mexico.

In addition, Gerhard Buk will lead the company’s consulting, service and support team which includes specialists Eric Graber and Henry Miller. As service manager, Buk heads up the training and support side for TDM which will give you an understanding of standard and customized TDM.

Graber is a product specialist and has been with TDM Systems for several years. Miller is the newest member of the team. He has an excellent knowledge of Tool Data Management and in particular the TDM System.

TDM Systems has started several initiatives to improve its operations in North America as part of the Sandvik Digital Solutions Growth Strategy. The focus will be growing and improving its US operation as well as working on close partnerships with companies such as pre-setter, machine tool and CAD/CAM manufacturers.

About TDM Systems

For more than 25 years, TDM Systems has been the leading provider of tool data management in the machining industry. With the Tool Lifecycle Management strategy, TDM Systems is focusing on process optimization through optimal tool planning and provisioning. Creating and editing tool data and graphics, integrating tool know-how and 3D graphics into the CAM planning and organizing the complete tool cycle on the shop floor level are the three core competencies of TDM Systems. As a competence center within the Sandvik Group, TDM Systems draws on the expertise of various tool manufacturers in developing its software products.

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TDM Systems
1901 N. Roselle Suite 800
Schaumburg, IL 60195
P: (847) 605-1269