AIS Technologies Group hires Doug LoFranco

April 03, 2018 - 01:45pm
Active Industrial Solutions

Active Industrial Solutions, Tecumseh, Ontario, and Radix Inc., Tecumseh, named Doug LoFranco president and CEO. Doug will lead the AIS Technologies Group, which comprises Radix Inc. and the Active Industrial Solutions companies: Automation, Gauge & Fixture, and Specialty Machining divisions. Doug has extensive executive management experience in the industrial automation space, most recently as President of M&R Automation Canada Inc.; Vice President & General Manager of ABB Robotics Canada Inc.; VP and General Manager of Wheelabrator Group Canada.

“Doug’s proven track record will contribute greatly to the success we have experienced as a group. His natural ability to lead and his experience with technologies in manufacturing will be a benefit to our organization and to our customers.” says Ross Rawlings, President of Radix Inc.

“I am delighted to be joining the team at the AIS Technologies Group and look forward to being part of a division that provides innovative technologies for advanced manufacturing solutions for a variety of industries across North America.” -Doug LoFranco, President & CEO of AIS Technologies Group.

Related Glossary Terms

  • fixture


    Device, often made in-house, that holds a specific workpiece. See jig; modular fixturing.

  • robotics


    Discipline involving self-actuating and self-operating devices. Robots frequently imitate human capabilities, including the ability to manipulate physical objects while evaluating and reacting appropriately to various stimuli. See industrial robot; robot.


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