AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology elected its 2012-2013 officers and directors at its annual meeting in Orlanda, Florida in March. The new board of directors is the first to be elected following the March 8 merger of AMT and AMTDA – The American Machine Tool Distributors’ Association. The combined entity represents approximately 600 manufacturers and distributors of machine tools, manufacturing machinery and related products.
The board named Timothy B. Dining, president and CEO of Greenerd Press & Machine Co. (Nashua, New Hampshire) and Ronald Mager, president and CEO of Machinery Systems (Schaumburg, Illinois) as co-chairmen. They follow Eugene R. Haffely, Jr. of ATW Automation, a division of ATS Automation Tooling Systems (Dayton, Ohio) and Steve M. Wherry of Memphis, Tennessee. Stephen Flynn, president of Optical Gaging Products (Rochester, New York) will serve as first vice chairman and treasurer in the coming year, while Kevin Kilgallen, president of Mid Atlantic Machinery (Harrisburg, Pennsyvlania) will serve as second vice chairman. Brian J. Papke, president of Mazak Corporation (Florence, Kentucky) has been elected secretary.