Güdel Inc. appoints business unit manager for press automation

February 6, 2014

Güdel Inc., Ann Arbor, Mich., the U.S. subsidiary of Switzerland-based Güdel Group, has announced the appointment of Shawn LaMeau as manager of its Metal Sheet Handling business unit. He leads all commercial, business development, and operating functions for the business unit.

Before joining the company, LaMeau held senior management positions with Kuka Systems, Utica Automation, DCT/Strothman, and ISI Norgren, including 15 years in press automation. He has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Lawrence Technological University and an MBA from Davenport University.

Güdel supplies linear-motion modules, robot track motion units, gantry robots, and components to OEMs, systems integrators, and machine builders serving the automotive, aerospace, logistics, heavy industrial, and power generation industries.