PDS Announces New Southeast Regional Sales Manager

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  • BESSEMER CITY, NC — Precision Drive Systems (PDS), a global provider of precision spindle motors, as well as support and repair, based in Bessemer City, NC, has announced that it has appointed Gene Thompson as its new southeast regional sales manager.

    “PDS is proud to welcome Gene Thompson back to the company as our new southeast regional sales manager,” explained Allen Turk, chairman and CEO of Precision Drive Systems. “Gene’s previous experience with PDS and his deep industry expertise in both operations and sales management will be a great advantage in helping us continue to establish responsive, ongoing relationships with our clients to improve their productivity and keep their production lines up and running profitably.“

    Originally from Goshen, Indiana, Gene Thompson has 34 years of industry expertise and previously worked with PDS as a sales manager from 2011 to 2013. He began his career as a plant manager and plant supervisor in Elkhart, Indiana, responsible for the plant and office operations of one of the largest die manufacturers in the United States. Thompson has served as plant manager for two other manufacturers, including three years with a tool and die manufacturer and another three years with a machining manufacturer, also located in Elkhart.

    About Precision Drive Systems

    Since 1996, PDS has been the global leader in providing motor spindles, as well as support and repairs for spindles, in the metal, wood, plastics, stone and robotics manufacturing industries. The PDS corporate office is located 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's customers quickly, wherever they need spindles or service.

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    Posted on: September 19th, 2019 by: Precision Drive Systems

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