Hans Grass has joined MTB in the position of CEO overseeing all operations at the company. Hans brings a wealth of knowledge with him, having 48 years of experience in the machine tool industry, including forty-four years in management roles – most recently (for 5 years) as vice president for the Star SU machine tool group and (10 years) as vice president of Engineering (managing both Engineering and product development) for Bourn & Koch in Rockford. Prior positions included various management and sales/service positions with Pfauter, Gleason and Index Corporation. Hans has gained in-depth expertise of gear manufacturing machine tools as well as milling, turning, grinding and other machine tools. Hans was educated in Germany with a Pfauter machine tool apprenticeship program, complemented by three years of engineering studies. We are excited about the wealth of knowledge and expertise that Hans will bring to our business and look forward to working with him. Please welcome him to the MTB family.