Mooresville, NC - We are excited to announce Mr. Rick Hannigan as Director of Marketing and Communications for Weinig USA and Holz-Her U.S. Inc.

Rick has over 33 years of industry experience and 27 with HOLZ-HER, playing a vital role in the revenue growth and product expansion in the U.S.

Rick is a renowned pillar of the industry through his involvement in numerous industry associations serving critical roles as IWF Chairman, as well as Marketing Committee Chair, Education Chair and a Board Member of our trade association (WMIA). Rick will maintain his sales responsibilities for the Southeast for the HOLZ-HER range of technology solutions.

He will also serve as product manager for: Edgebanders (HOLZ-HER’s flagship product family) Panel Saws (Continued opportunities for growth) Sanders (Developing market share for HOLZ-HER and our partners) Rick will provide assistance to the new VP Sales in the development of distribution channels, continued education for our direct and agent sales forces, aggressive marketing and advertising campaigns, and the development of new, technically advanced HOLZ-HER products and services for our customers.

Rick looks forward to working together with the entire Weinig/Holz-Her sales team to develop new ideas for expanding our excellent image and long-term reputation for state-of-the-art solutions to the American woodworking industry. We are excited at the anticipated growth for our Company, and we are confident that the time is now right for further expansion of our Sales team to include this new strategic position.


WEINIG USA is the leading industry provider of wood processing machinery including WEINIG moulders, Raimann ripsaws, Dimter optimizing crosscut saws, Grecon finger-jointing machines, Waco high-speed moulders, MillVision 2.0 integrative manufacturing management software (IMMS), and a System Solutions Division that designs, builds, and enables automation via its custom material handling solutions.

As the newest member of the WEINIG Group, Holz-Her will continue to be a leader in panel processing machinery and systems; including edgebanders, panel saws, CNC routers and machining centers, precision sanding systems, and computerized inventory systems. The SmartSource group provides software integration to link all Holz-Her equipment for efficient production processing.

WEINIG has a purpose that centers on the profitability of our customers. This is our focus and our brand. Our reputation for quality and service is driven by this purpose, and our innovations in equipment and solutions for solid-wood processing provide investment opportunities that make our customers more competitive and more profitable.


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