New Appointments: November 2014-II

Esko has appointed Udo Panenka as president. Panenka joined Esko from Kollmorgen, another Danaher business, earlier this year, where he was vice president & general manager for Industrial Automation in Europe and India. He replaces Carsten Knudsen, who will continue to support Esko and Danaher in an advisory role.

Halco Lighting Technologies has promoted David Nelkin to vice president, Product and Supply Chain Operations. Nelkin’s responsibilities will include the entire supply chain from product inception and procurement through pricing, quality control, logistics, and order fulfillment. He joined Halco in 2006 and most recently served as director of Product Development.

MultiCam has appointed David Scheffrahn as vice president of Sales. He comes to Multicam with more than fifteen years of sales experience in the robotic capital equipment business having worked for Motoman, ITW Building Components Group, and Rethink Robotics.

Orbus Exhibit & Display Group™ has added 85 new staff to its roster from January to October 2014. New hires have filled positions across all facets of Orbus’ manufacturing and production capabilities in its Illinois and Nevada based operations, including Graphics, Project Management, Sewing, Client Services, Shipping, Production, Marketing, Information Technology, and Global Sourcing. As the company settled into its new, 350,000-square-foot corporate and manufacturing headquarters in Woodridge, new hires were added to accommodate and plan for growth. Orbus employs over 350 persons across the two facilities in Woodridge, IL and Las Vegas, NV.