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Chief Market Officer Dr. Wolfgang Scheiding is chairman of the German association of the fastener industry

Dr. Wolfgang Scheiding was elected as chairman of the German association of the fastener industry (Deutscher Schraubenverband e.V., DSV). ...

Chief Market Officer Dr. Wolfgang Scheiding is chairman of the German association of the fastener industry

Dr. Scheiding (r) is looking forward to cooperating with Dr. Beyer (Managing Director of the DSV)

Dr. Wolfgang Scheiding was elected as chairman of the German association of the fastener industry (Deutscher Schraubenverband e.V., DSV). As chairman of the automotive section the Chief Market Officer of the KAMAX Group already was a member of the executive board for one and a half year.

Together with the Italian association of the fastener industry the DSV leads the way regarding international cooperation and is a member of the European Industrial Fasteners Institute (EIFI), the association of fastener manufacturing industry in Europe.

Dr. Scheiding is especially focusing on training and development. The DSV offers once per year a decentral fastener technical training, which can be attended by 40 interested people. Furthermore, it is considered to establish an academy to offer even a higher number of participants a professional qualification as fastener specialist engineer, fastener specialist technician or fastener expert.

Dr. Scheiding is personally related to the DSV for already more than 20 years: As postgraduate he was scientific assistant within the research department, which is maintained by the DSV at the Technical University of Darmstadt/ Germany. Postdoctoral, during his first years working with KAMAX, he already played a part in the technical committees of the DSV. At the beginning of 2016 Dr. Scheiding was elected as chairman of the automotive section.

New location in Rochester Hills

KAMAX L.P. has recently relocated its Sales and Business Development Departments from Troy to Rochester Hills, Michigan. ...

New location in Rochester Hills

KAMAX L.P. has recently relocated its Sales and Business Development Departments from Troy to Rochester Hills, Michigan. Finance and Purchasing have also taken up some offices at this premise. Above all, there was a new Research & Development Center installed. With effect of January 1, 2018, the company will change its name from KAMAX L.P. to KAMAX Corporation.

“Rochester Hills is closer in proximity to some of our major customers and with easy access to the highways” as Tony Palomba, CFO US Operations, explains the benefits of the move. In this process, all production related departments have been transferred to the expanded KAMAX location in Lapeer, Michigan. These relocations will bring more synergies for the company.

For about 30 employees this meant to move their offices to the new facility with approximately 17, 479 sq. ft. (about 1.600 m²). “Our general Administration and R&D Center for the US Operations of KAMAX will from now on be at this location”, states Tony Palomba. The new R&D Center will reside on approximately 7,479 sq. ft (about 700 m²) of the premises.