Egemin’s Former Vice President Of Engineering Will Lead The Company To New Heights
HOLLAND, MI—Egemin Automation Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas Kaminski as the new CEO, effective November 1, 2014. Mr. Kaminski has over 15 years of automation and material handling experience; his industry knowledge and hands-on leadership skills will be a great asset to the growing company.
Prior to his acceptance of this position, Mr. Kaminski was with Egemin Automation Inc. for over a decade, most recently having held the role of Vice President of Engineering. During his tenure at Egemin, he has also served as Director of Solutions Engineering, lead the Software Engineering group, and managed Manufacturing and Test. Prior to Egemin Automation Inc., Mr. Kaminski began his career at Rapistan Systems (now Dematic) as an AGV Software Engineer.
Mr. Kaminski says, “I was so impressed 11 years ago with Egemin’s investment in research and development, industry expertise of the employees, passion for understanding a customer’s business, and people proud of the solutions they create and deliver that I decided it was where I would take my career. I wanted to learn from the business model and people who make this company what it has been and continues to be—an innovative and unique organization. Today, I still feel that same way, and I look forward to leading such a great company into the future as we continue our growth. The Egemin team always has and will continue to deliver solutions utilizing leading-edge technology in a warm working atmosphere.”
Kaminski, 34, is a graduate of Kettering University (formerly GMI) with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. A west Michigan native, he believes in improving the region through technology and business development.
About Dematic Egemin
Dematic Egemin (formerly Egemin Automation) manufactures, implements and services mobile automation solutions that improve warehouse, production and distribution center processes to optimize the supply chain. Product solutions include Automatic Guided Vehicles (AGVs) and in-floor towing solutions. Dematic Egemin comprises the Mobile Automation group within Dematic, with a Center of Excellence located in Holland, Michigan.
Dematic is a leading global supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. Dematic employs over 6,000 skilled logistics professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centers and manufacturing facilities located across the globe. Dematic, Egemin and Retrotech, now integrated under the roof of KION Group, have implemented more than 6,000 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.
Headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Dematic is a member of KION Group, a global leader in industrial trucks, related services, and supply chain solutions. Across more than 100 countries worldwide, the KION Group designs, builds and supports logistics solutions that optimize material and information flow within factories, warehouses and distribution centres. The company is the largest manufacturer of industrial trucks in Europe, the second-largest producer of forklifts globally, and a leading provider of warehouse automation.
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