MINDEN, Germany -- Altendorf Group has announced that Peter Schwenk has joined the Altendorf Group as the new CEO. Schwenk has a history in the machine building industry with substantial experience and knowledge working for companies such as Kannegiesser, Pfaff Industrial AG and Ewag AG (United Grinding Group) as a CEO and further as managing director for the Lapp Group cable harness division. Additionally, as a senior business executive Schwenk holds a solid track record in international growth-oriented companies.
Two cameras collect data which is then processed by a powerful hand-detection program.
Altendorf has joined fellow woodworking machinery giant Felder and developed a table saw safety system that senses flesh before it comes into contact with the blade.
Two companies in Germany, Maschinenbau Hebrock GmbH and Altendorf GmbH, are also part of the Altendorf Group.
Stiles Machinery is at the 2013 LIGNA fair to guide its customers through demonstrations its suppliers. Among exciting innovations is a hot-air edgebander, airTec, that activates laser-type edgeband material with hot air - a more economical approach.
By Bill Esler