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Ed Strahota joins Burkle North America

Helfried Weinzerl announced today that Mr. Ed Strahota has joined the sales staff at Burkle North America as Regional Sales Manager serving the East Coast and Canadian market focusing his activities initially on the Woodworking Industry in Canada and the Plastic Card Market in Canada and the Eastern part of the United States.

Burkle North America Adds Michael Hornbaker to Staff

Garden Grove, Ca., March 1, 2014: Helfried Weinzerl, President and Chief Executive Officer of Burkle North America, is pleased to announce the addition of Michael Hornbaker to the company in the capacity of Sales Manager, Coating and Finishing Equipment.

Burkle Shines the Spotlight on New Compact Lacquering Line at Holz-Handwerk 2014

Burkle shines the spotlight on new compact lacquering line at Holz-Handwerk 2014

Stiles and Burkle Join Forces

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Stiles Machinery Inc. and Bürkle GmbH are pleased to announce that they will combine forces to offer manufacturing solutions for the woodworking industry.

PCB Fabrication News

Los Angeles/OC SMTA Chapter Donates to Three Charities

LA/OC SMTA Chapter president, Kathy Palumbo, and vice president Scott Penin announce contributions to two charities and to the Charles Hutchins Scholarship Fund.

PCi Installs Burkle Precision Lamination System

Rigid-Flex circuit board manufacturer, Printed Circuits, Inc. has purchased and installed a new Burkle WorkCell Precision Lamination System at their facility in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Crowe Retires After 30 Years at Burkle

At the recent Bürkle North America Board of Directors meeting held in Freudenstadt, Germany current CEO and company founder, Richard (Dick) Crowe, announced his pending retirement effective December 31, 2013.

Prototron Circuits Acquired Schmoll Maschinen Drilling Machine MX 2-24 for its Tucson, Arizona Facility

REDMOND, WA: Dave Ryder, President of Prototron Circuits of Redmond, Washington and Tucson, Arizona announced today that his company has acquired a Schmoll Maschinen Drill Machine MX 2-24 for their Tucson, Arizona facility.

Video: Panel Discussion with Dick Crowe

RealTime with... IPC Video Held during the IPC APEX EXPO 2012 Show in San Diego, Steve Williams moderated a panel discussion on the state of manufacturing in America, including some facts and figures that put the history of American manufacturing in perspective. Panelists include Dan Beaulieu of D.B. Management Group and Burkle CEO Richard Crowe, who discuss where the industry goes from here, and whether American PCB shops can make a comeback.

Plastic Card News

Ruhlamat and Burkle North America Enter into Distribution Agreement

Helfried Weinzerl, President of Bürkle North America, and Berthold Klever, Head of Sales of Ruhlamat Germany, announce a distribution partnership effective January 15, 2015 for all of North America including Canada, the United States and Mexico.

Perfect Plastic Printing Chooses a Burkle SmartLam System for Their Expansion

Dave Howard, Vice President and Business Unit Manager for Burkle North America’s Plastic Card Business Unit, announced today that Perfect Plastic Printing of St. Charles IL has placed an order for their second SmartLam card lamination system.

Photovoltaic News

Bürkle's 50th Ypsator Multi-Opening PV Lamination System

Bürkle's 50th Ypsator® Multi-Opening PV Lamination System