Rollomatic Inc., Mundelein, Ill., recently promoted William "Mac" McKenna to regional sales manager for several key manufacturing areas in North America, according to a Rollomatic Inc. news release issued this month. Rollomatic builds CNC tool/cutter and peel grinding machines, as well as laser cutting machines.
McKenna, who has been with Rollomatic for more than 15 years, will be responsible for covering all aspects of managing customer accounts, negotiating contracts and acquisition of new accounts. In addition, due to his technical background, McKenna will provide technical customer support and applications assistance.
His Northeast region includes all New England states, New York, the northern part of New Jersey, as well as Quebec and the eastern tip of Ontario in Canada.
A subsidiary of Rollomatic Holding Switzerland in Le Landeron, Switzerland, Rollomatic's North American headquarters in Mudelein includes a state-of-the-art machine demonstration and customer support facility. Sister company, Strausak Inc., is located in the same building.
Related Glossary Terms
- computer numerical control ( CNC)
computer numerical control ( CNC)
Microprocessor-based controller dedicated to a machine tool that permits the creation or modification of parts. Programmed numerical control activates the machine’s servos and spindle drives and controls the various machining operations. See DNC, direct numerical control; NC, numerical control.
Machining operation in which material is removed from the workpiece by a powered abrasive wheel, stone, belt, paste, sheet, compound, slurry, etc. Takes various forms: surface grinding (creates flat and/or squared surfaces); cylindrical grinding (for external cylindrical and tapered shapes, fillets, undercuts, etc.); centerless grinding; chamfering; thread and form grinding; tool and cutter grinding; offhand grinding; lapping and polishing (grinding with extremely fine grits to create ultrasmooth surfaces); honing; and disc grinding.