Cutting tool industry Anca announces key European appointments
Germany/UK — As of March 2021, Edmund Boland has taken on the role of General Manager Europe at Anca; Martin Winterstein will take the position of Sales Manager Europe and Jan Langfelder moves to the position of Global Key Accounts Manager.
With two significant appointments, Anca Europe is expanding its local footprint. The company has a purpose-built technology centre in Weinheim, Germany; a UK facility and local sales and technical support in most European countries. The almost 70 strong European team provide a premium customer experience with expertise covering sales, customer training, application support, service, operations, engineering, finance and administration.
Edmund Boland moves into the role General Manager Europe, having led global operations from the company's headquarters in Melbourne. Boland has worked at Anca for 15 years in across several roles. He brings a broad range of expertise having worked in the company's finance, operational and application teams. He has most recently led the Global Supply Chain including successfully bringing Anca through the Covid pandemic. Martin Winterstein is an external appointment for the role of Sales Manager Europe. He has been working in the European manufacturing market for many years at Gehring Technologies and more recently at Liebherr Verzahntechnik. He has also worked for MAG Europe in a number of roles and at Thyssenkrupp Metalcutting, Hüller Hille in Ludwigsburg.
Later this year Anca's newest product, the Auto MarkX will be shown in Europe for the first time. The laser marking station is an automatic stand-alone laser marking station, replacing manual and labour-intensive processes. Visitors to the company's facility in Weihnheim can also see the new GCX Linear for skiving cutters, CPX blank preparation machine, MX7, FX7 and complementary product — the Mitsubishi Wire EDM in the Weinheim facility.