31-Jan 2019: Steven Baier Promoted to Vice President of Sales for HAIMER USA
Steven Baier, previously the National Sales Manager for HAIMER USA, has been promoted to Vice President of Sales. “Working for a family company with the highest standards in both quality and ethics is what I enjoy most about working at HAIMER USA,” described Baier. “Every employee at HAIMER is treated as family. We all have a great team attitude, which allows us to tackle any project with success.”
With over 15 years of experience, Baier is not new to the industry or the responsibilities. Prior to HAIMER, Baier was the Midwest Regional Sales Manager for 12 years at a company in the industry. From there, Baier joined the HAIMER USA team as the National Sales Manager.
Besides a newly expanded facility and continuously expanding product line, HAIMER USA has seen tremendous success, especially in recent years. In 2018, HAIMER USA saw an enormous sales increase compared to 2017. “Thanks to Steven’s diligent work and leadership, he has been an instrumental part of our growth and success,” said Brendt Holden, President of HAIMER USA. “He is certainly well deserved of this promotion.”
In his new role, Baier will manage, maintain and expand sales in the United States and Canada and is in charge of about 15 salesmen. At HAIMER USA’s North American Headquarters in Villa Park, IL, Baier will continue to host and train distributors on HAIMER products and services so that they can represent the HAIMER brand according to the philosophy: Quality Wins.
HAIMER is a family run, medium sized company located in Igenhausen, Bavaria near Augsburg, Germany. We design, produce and sell innovative, high precision products for metal cutting as well as for other branches including automotive, aerospace, energy, rail and general machining. Next to our large offering of tool holders in all popular interfaces and lengths, including our shrinking and balancing machines, as well as our 3-D Sensors, solid carbide cutting tools our product offering now also includes tool presetting machine.
Out of approx. 750 employees worldwide, 450 work at our only production facility in Igenhausen together with the most modern of machines and a high level of automation. At our second HAIMER production site in Bielefeld with around 50 employees, HAIMER Microset presetting machines are produced. Our experienced, dynamic and highly qualified employees guarantee the well-known and highest quality “made by HAIMER.” As an active apprenticeship company, with almost 50 apprentices and a high rate of hiring, HAIMER is able to secure its future skilled employees and to fulfil its contribution to further educate young adults, as well as securing the future of our German manufacturing location. As the European market leader in the area of tool holding technology, with a daily capacity of approx. 2,000 tool holders, keeping the technological edge of our products is very important to us. Because of this, every year we invest between 8 and 10% of our revenue in research and development. Every day we desire to be better and that works perfectly with our corporate philosophy: Quality Wins.
At HAIMER USA, we have recently expanded our headquarters in order to implement a state of the art technical center that allows us to show our full product offering. HAIMER USA is located in Villa Park, IL, a western suburb of Chicago conveniently located near O'Hare International airport and all major highways.