Mahr appoints new general manager, sales

February 19, 2024 - 07:30am
John Roberts

Mahr Inc., a global manufacturer of precision measurement equipment used for dimensional metrology, announced that John Roberts has joined the company as general manager, sales, covering the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and Brazil.

In addition to field sales, he will oversee Mahr’s Engineered Solutions business as well as marketing, product management, applications engineering, service, customer resource center, and distribution teams.

The company said Roberts brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record with more than 30 years of experience in the industrial automation sector. He joins Mahr from B&R Industrial Automation, a member of the ABB Group, where he served in a series of progressively senior sales management positions, including managing director of growth markets, senior vice president of sales, and finally, as global product group manager for HMI.

Throughout his career, he has demonstrated exceptional proficiency in product management, sales, and business development. His deep understanding of industrial control technology has been instrumental in enhancing product quality and performance, along with his commitment to driving growth and innovation in global markets.

"Roberts’ leadership skills and strategic vision have consistently resulted in enhanced performance, revenue growth, and market expansion," the company said. "He is an advocate for digital transformation and is passionate about delivering customer-centric solutions that optimize industrial processes."

Related Glossary Terms

  • metrology


    Science of measurement; the principles on which precision machining, quality control and inspection are based. See precision machining, measurement.

  • precision machining ( precision measurement)

    precision machining ( precision measurement)

    Machining and measuring to exacting standards. Four basic considerations are: dimensions, or geometrical characteristics such as lengths, angles and diameters of which the sizes are numerically specified; limits, or the maximum and minimum sizes permissible for a specified dimension; tolerances, or the total permissible variations in size; and allowances, or the prescribed differences in dimensions between mating parts.


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