Precision Drive Systems Appoints New Vice President of Sales and Marketing

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  • BESSEMER CITY, NC — Precision Drive Systems (PDS), a global provider of precision motor spindle support and repair based near Charlotte, in Bessemer City, NC, has announced that it has appointed Greg Needham as Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

    “We are excited to introduce Greg Needham, our new Vice President of Sales and Marketing,” said Allen Turk, CEO of PDS. “Greg brings broad commercial experience leading and managing full-scale global marketing, sales, product management and business operations for Fortune 1000, SMB, startup and private-equity portfolio companies to PDS. His past responsibilities in metalworking, the machine tool industry, and data analytics match PDS’ growth strategy well. PDS looks forward to leveraging Greg’s leadership skills and industry experience as we aggressively expand our products, services and markets.”

    Prior to joining PDS, Needham served in various management positions at Dayton Superior, Brunswick Corporation, Kennametal Inc. and startup companies where he championed various first-to-market products and related services globally.

    Greg worked his way through college as a CAD designer for Eaton and then Kennametal. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from North Carolina Wesleyan College, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh and a Master’s in Technology Commercialization from the University of Texas at Austin.

    About Precision Drive Systems

    Since 1996, PDS has been the global leader in providing motor spindles, with over 36,000 spindles repaired. The company specializes in support and repairs for spindles in the metal, wood, plastics, stone and robotics manufacturing industries. The PDS corporate office is located near Charlotte in Bessemer City, NC. European customers are provided service by the PDS repair facility in Lohne, Germany, with six other affiliate offices located throughout the world to assist and support PDS' customers quickly, wherever they need machining spindle replacements  or service.

    For more information, visit or call 704-922-1206.


    Precision Drive Systems
    4367 Dallas Cherryville Highway
    Bessemer City, NC 28016
    Phone: 704-922-1206

    Posted on: June 25th, 2020 by: Precision Drive Systems

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