After more than 30 years in the automation industry, Kent Lorenz is retiring as CEO of Acieta, LLC.
Online PR News – 20-June-2017 – After more than 30 years in the automation industry, Kent Lorenz is retiring as CEO of Acieta, LLC. Lorenz is looking forward to spending more time with family and serving the community by participating in multiple boards for industry and non-profits.
Robert “Robby” Komljenovic has been appointed the new Chairman and CEO of Acieta. Originally born and educated in Germany, Komljenovic has 25 years of experience in the machine tool systems industry in roles such as engineering, sales, sales management and executive leadership.
“Robby’s teambuilding and accountability management style is a great fit in this very dynamic industry,” Lorenz said. “He has proven team leadership skills and business development expertise in the manufacturing systems marketplace. He will continue to lead Acieta’s relentless drive to deliver cutting-edge automation systems that make manufacturing businesses more competitive in both local and global markets.”
In his new role, Robby plans to emphasize the use of robots to ensure safe work environments, improve customer productivity and prevent labor shortages.
“Automation, and specifically robot tending, can be found in every aspect of life,” Robert said. “From the traditional machine load/unload assistance in manufacturing, to construction material processing and packaging logistics, applications are endless. It is our responsibility and duty to limit human exposure to dangerous and hazardous tasks by increasing the use of reliable robots. Here at Acieta, we follow our passion to create a better quality of life in the workplace for our customers. As partners, we position them to become even more attractive places to work at and create a positive future for businesses growth and job security for their employees.”
A leader in the robotics business for 34 years, Acieta provides a wide range of robotically automated solutions and services for the manufacturing industry. With locations in Pewaukee, Wis., and Council Bluffs, Iowa, Acieta has integrated more than 4,200 automation systems for customers across the United States, Mexico and Canada. As part of its mission to be a true partner to its customer base, Acieta is committed to solving challenges facing all manufacturers, such as lowering costs, optimizing throughput and improving process reliability and quality. Serving most manufacturing segments, Acieta has 130 employees across the United States and is committed to creating a positive future for North American manufacturing. For more information about Acieta, visit www.acieta.com.