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UNITED GRINDING NORTH AMERICA Names New President/CEO

MIAMISBURG, Ohio, January 9, 2019 – Markus Stolmar has been elected as the new president and chief executive officer by the board of directors for UNITED GRINDING North America. The appointment is effective immediately.

Stolmar was selected for this position after serving nearly 20 years in various leadership capacities within the company, starting as the product manager for the optical inspection equipment for WALTER, then based in Fredericksburg, VA. Stolmar relocated to the new North American headquarters in Miamisburg, OH., in 2016 as vice president of tool division sales for the WALTER and EWAG brands before being appointed as executive vice president in charge of customer care, finance, human resources, and operations in 2019.

Stolmar’s appointment to this role follows several years of rapid growth for the Ohio-based company that’s home to nearly 200 employees.

“I have always felt proud to work for UNITED GRINDING. It is an incredible honor for me to lead and serve this great company of ours. UNITED GRINDING North America has a beautiful new home [Stolmar speaks of the new 110,000 sq. ft. facility opened in 2017] and has grown considerably thanks to new and existing customers, talented employees, and our intense focus on helping our customers overcome some of their greatest manufacturing challenges,” Stolmar said of his new role within the company.

Learn more about the UNITED GRINDING portfolio of products and services at www.grinding.com.

About UNITED GRINDING North America, Inc.

With nearly 200 employees across the U.S., Canada and Mexico and a new 110,000-sq.-ft. headquarters in Miamisburg, Ohio, UNITED GRINDING North America, Inc., strives to increase its customers' competitiveness through grinding and ultra-precision finishing solutions for the manufacturing industry, backed by single-source customer care. The company's surface and profile, cylindrical and tool grinding technology groups cultivate a partnership-based relationship throughout the region, selling, automating, rebuilding and supporting precision machines for grinding, eroding, laser ablation, combination machining and measuring under the MÄGERLE, BLOHM, JUNG, STUDER, SCHAUDT, MIKROSA, WALTER and EWAG brands. A subsidiary of the UNITED GRINDING GROUP, the company holds ISO 9001 certification to assure quality in development, production, shipping and support operations. UNITED GRINDING North America, Inc., also holds International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) Registration. Learn more at grinding.com.

About UNITED GRINDING Group

With a turnover of around 700 million euros, the UNITED GRINDING Group is one of the world's leading manufacturers of precision machines for grinding, eroding, lasering, measuring and combination machining. With its eight company brands MÄGERLE, BLOHM, JUNG, STUDER, SCHAUDT, MIKROSA, WALTER and EWAG, UNITED GRINDING offers a broad application knowledge, an extensive product portfolio and a complete array of services on the international market. The Group employs a workforce of around 2500 employees and more than 20 production, service and sales locations and agencies throughout the world.

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