AMT Elects New Board of Directors

AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology has elected its 2014-2015 officers and directors.

AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology has elected its 2014-2015 officers and directors. The 2014-2015 board term begins April 1.

The board of directors of the association—which represents approximately 600 American manufacturers and distributors of machine tools, manufacturing machinery and related products— named Kevin J. Kilgallen, president, Mid Atlantic Machinery Inc., Harrisburg, Pa., to serve as chairman. He follows Chairman R. Stephen Flynn, president, Optical Gaging Products Inc., Rochester, N.Y.

The board elected Jerry Rex, president, Hegman Machinery, LLC, A Morris Group Inc. Company, Maple Grove, Minn., to serve as first vice chairman in the coming year. Richard L. Simons, chairman, president and CEO, Hardinge Inc., Elmira, N.Y., will serve as second vice chairman/treasurer. Brian J. Papke, president, Mazak Corporation, Florence, Ky., was elected secretary.

Directors include David J. Burns, president and COO, The Ex One Company, Irwin, Pa.;    Thomas R. Dillon, vice chairman, DMG/Mori Seiki USA Inc., Hoffman Estates, Ill.;         Richard Gilchrist, chairman, Felsomat USA Inc., Schaumburg, Ill.; Ronald S. Karaisz, president, Novi Precision Products Inc., Brighton, Mich.; Lee Morris, CEO and chairman, The Morris Group Inc., Windsor, Conn.; Steven R. Stokey, executive V.P./owner, Allied Machine & Engineering Corp., Dover, Ohio.