KUKA Robotics Corporation Announces Director of Distribution and Product Management

KUKA Robotics Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of industrial robots, announced effective May 1, 2009 the appointment of Matthew Job to the position of Director of Distribution and Product Management

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Clinton Township, MI – KUKA Robotics welcomes Matthew Job as Director of Distribution and Product Management. Mr. Job’s key objective is to drive relationships between KUKA Robotics Corporation and the KUKA Robotics System Partner network by establishing goals and strategies in sales distribution, product competitiveness and brand awareness. Beyond distribution, this will include a reinforcement of the KUKA Robotics strategy to provide System Partners and end users with innovative industry-leading technology and a competitive advantage. Mr. Job comes to KUKA Robotics with 10 years of experience in robotic automation, specializing in packaging and palletizing for the food, beverage, personal care and medical industries. Mr. Job will report directly to James Cooper Vice President of Sales and Marketing for KUKA Robotics Corporation.

"As the robotics industry advances, the challenge to maintain the delivery of innovative solutions, services and the cultivation of robust relationships that enable our continued growth in North America is essential.” stated, Mr. Cooper “We are confident Matt brings the experience and drive necessary to continue the accelerated momentum we have achieved.”

The KUKA Robotics System Partner network is designed to mutually benefit each organization’s users by extending the way customers can access tailored solutions from experienced system partners with the major competitive and technological advantage of high precision KUKA robots. The KUKA Robotics System Partner Network includes experienced system builders, system providers, application specialists and expert robot integrators.

About the KUKA Robot Group
KUKA Robotics Corporation along with KUKA Roboter GmbH, Augsburg Germany (part of the KUKA Aktiengesellschaft group of worldwide companies), ranks among the world's leading suppliers of industrial robots and material handling vehicles. Core competencies include the development, production, and sale of industrial robots, controllers, software, linear units, and omniMove™ omni-directional motion platforms. KUKA robots are utilized in a diverse range of industries including the appliance, automotive, aerospace, consumer goods, logistics, food, pharmaceutical, medical, foundry and plastics industries as well as multiple applications including material handling, machine loading, assembly, packaging, palletizing, welding, bending, joining, and surface finishing. KUKA robots range from 5kg to 1300kg payloads, and 635mm to 3900mm reach, all controlled from a common PC based controller platform. KUKA is a market leader in Germany and Europe, and ranks in the top in the world. The KUKA Robot Group employs about 2,000 people worldwide. Of these, 1,200 are employed in Germany, either at the KUKA Robot Group headquarters in Augsburg, or at various subsidiaries. Twenty-six subsidiaries provide a presence in the major markets of Europe, the Americas and Asia. For more information contact KUKA Robotics at 866-873-5852 or visit their website at www.kukarobotics.com.

The KUKA logo is a registered trademark of KUKA Roboter GmbH. KUKA, is a trademark of KUKA Roboter GmbH. All other trademarks are owned by their respective companies.


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