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Hans Grass Appointed Vice President of Star SU's Machine Tool Division
August 24, 2015
Star SU (Hoffman Estates, IL) has appointed Hans Grass as vice president of its machine tool division.
Grass brings 43 years of experience in the machine tool industry, including thirty nine years in management roles – most recently (for 10 years) as vice president of engineering for Bourn & Koch (Rockford, IL). Prior to the last position, Grass managed the machine tool operation of American Pfauter as vice president of engineering and manufacturing for 18 years after various management positions at Pfauter. After the Gleason/Pfauter merger in 1996, starting in 2000, Grass managed the sales and service of all European Gleason operations for the North American market as director of distributed products. Grass also served as president for Index Corporation USA from 1998 and 2000.
Grass has gained in-depth expertise of gear manufacturing machine tools as well as milling, turning, grinding and other machine tools.
Grass was educated in Germany with a Pfauter machine tool apprenticeship program, complemented by three years of engineering studies.