Vogl named chairman for motion control group
Andrew Vogl of Kollmorgen is named Chairman of MCA, replacing Bill Allai of National Instruments, who remains on the Board as Past Chairman.
Andrew Vogl, Vice President, Sales Americas for Kollmorgen, was named Chairman of the MCA Board of Directors for 2012-2013 during the annual MCA Business Conference in Orlando, Florida.
“I’m looking forward to serving the members of MCA as Chairman of the Board of Directors,” said Vogl. “We’ll be focusing on promoting motion control technology to existing market areas to help our customers improve their competitiveness, as well as introducing motion control to market segments who don’t currently use or understand the value of the technology. We will continue to build on our statistics program which provides real and useful market data to the industry,” added Vogl. “MCA membership continues to grow, as a matter of fact, we’re at a record high, and as more companies understand our mission to grow the industry, we look forward to their membership and support.”
Andrew Vogl succeeds Bill Allai, Motion Control Principal Engineer, National Instruments, who remains on the MCA Board as Past Chairman.
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