Schütte Appoints CEO for North America

Jeffrey Reinert was previously Index’s North American President and CEO for nine years.

Schütte (Jackson, Michigan) has appointed Jeffrey Reinert as CEO for the company’s North American operations.

Schütte supplies a range of multi-spindle machine tools and grinders for production work in various sectors of the metalworking market, including medical, orthopedic, tooling, contract machining and more.

Mr. Reinert brings over 30 years of related experience to the position, having been involved with all aspects of manufacturing, sales, marketing and management in the machine tool industry. He was most recently the president and CEO for North American operations at Index. He held that position for nine years. While at Index, Mr. Reinert is said to have presided over a near-doubling of sales, the reorganization of the service, parts and training departments, and the opening of a new office in the emerging Mexican market. He was also previously the president of Machine Tools of Indiana, a dealer company he founded in 2001 and ran successfully for seven years.

The company is planning on complementing its sales growth strategy with a buildup in its service, engineering and customer support programs, as well as with upgrades to its current Jackson, Michigan, facility.

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