Cleaning Technologies Group announced that Bernard (Barney) A. Bosse Jr. will become Chief Executive Officer effective January 1, 2013. Barney will be responsible for the overall operation of the Company, including the Ransohoff, Blackstone-NEY Ultrasonics and CTG Asia divisions. Mr. Bosse is currently President of the Ransohoff Division, being named to that position in December 2010. He joined Ransohoff in 1990 and has held various positions within the Company, most recently Vice President Engineering and National Sales & Marketing Manager. He holds a BSME and an MBA from the University of Cincinnati. Bosse said, “I am honored and excited to lead Cleaning Technologies Group as we continue our global growth in products and markets. I am very appreciative of the great people at our company and the passion they show every day for our customers.” Jim McEachen, the current Chief Executive Officer, has announced his retirement at the end of 2012. He will remain with the Company as a Board Member, and to assist in the transition. Mr. McEachen turned 65 this year and has been with the company for over 15 years.
A couple of weeks ago CTG wrapped up our biggest and most successful IMTS show ever! IMTS 2012 was the most successful manufacturing event in more than a decade, hosting more than 100,000 visitors from over 119 countries! The 100,200 visitors boosted attendance by 21.6% from IMTS 2010, the largest ever show-to-show increase for IMTS! This year's show covered 1.248 million square feet of exhibit space, featuring 1,909 different companies. Thanks to those of you who came out to visit the CTG booth! We had a blast meeting you all!
For the fourth consecutive year, CTG will return to the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center to participate in MEDTEC China. Recently, manufacturers have developed a mounting interest in creating new medical devices for the Chinese population. As a result, MEDTEC has quickly become the best platform for companies to source machinery, materials and tools from both local and international suppliers. This year’s show is projected to grow 11% from 2011, featuring over 360 exhibitors spanning 12,000 square meters of space. Make arrangements to visit us in stand 912 on the 26th and 27th of September! We can’t wait to see you all in Shanghai!
It’s that time again! CTG will be attending and introducing new products at the 2012 International Manufacturing Technology Show September 10 – 15th in Chicago, Illinois. This year’s show will once again be held at McCormick Place convention facility. IMTS is the largest manufacturing technology show in the Western Hemisphere and is the best place to experience and compare manufacturing technologies from around the world. IMTS 2012 is on track to be one of the top five largest IMTS events ever, featuring more than 1,800 exhibiting companies spread over 1.2 million square feet of space! Be sure to register on the IMTS website using the MyShow Planner tool. Using MyShow Planner will help to make the most of your time in Chicago by locating exhibitors and planning your show days in advance. Don’t forget to add CTG in Booth E5663 to your MyShow Planner!
Over the past few months, CTG Asia employees, Double Zhou, Peter Liu and Blue Shen visited the United States to train with team members from our Cincinnati and New York divisions. All three spent time at both locations, learning from the US engineering and manufacturing teams. They were able to collaborate and work together with US employees on current projects. When the time came to travel back to China, Double commented, "During the last 3 months of training, all of the engineering and manufacturing people taught and helped us very much. The engineering department arranged wonderful training for us. We appreciate your great help and support to aid in CTG Asia's growth!" Ransohoff and Blackstone-NEY Ultrasonics would like to say, "thanks" to Double, Peter and Blue for coming to visit!
Cleaning Technologies Group is proud to announce that CTG Asia has been awarded ISO9001 certification! The ISO9001 certification represents an international consensus on good quality management practices and is designed to help organizations ensure they meet the needs and standards of customers. Committing to the ISO9001 standard provides the company with a systematic approach to organizational processes, guaranteeing customers receive quality products on a consistent basis. With the achievement of this milestone, all Cleaning Technologies Group's divisions are now ISO9001 certified! Congratulations, CTG Asia!