Magnet Applications, a subsidiary of US based Bunting Magnetics Company, has appointed Pete Lipetzky, PhD as the new General Manager for its DuBois, Pennsylvania facility. Reporting to Robert J. Bunting, owner and CEO of Bunting, Dr Lipetzky will oversee the total manufacturing and sales operations for the DuBois plant.
“Pete brings an incredible mix of technical expertise and operational experience to this role,” stated Bunting. “That is critical at Magnet Applications because of the complex designs that we get involved in with our customers. The highly technical magnets we create using our compression bonding and injection moulding capabilities demand knowledge and precision. Pete will bring that mindset to this role.”
Previously, Dr Lipetzky served as a Professor of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at Pennsylvania State University, Rensselear Polytechnic Institute and the Technical University of Vienna. Prior to joining Magnet Applications, he served as the Director of Technology and Interim General Manager for ATI Powder Metals located in Pittsburgh, PA.
“Magnet Applications is able to offer our customers many different types of products and solutions” stated Lipetzky. “Our magnets and related products are custom built for applications in industries ranging from defense, energy, automotive, telecommunications, and medical to basic manufacturing – more than people realize. Life as we see it today would change drastically without magnets.”
Magnet Applications has manufacturing plants at Dubois, PA in the US and Berkhamsted in the UK. Magnet Applications has been supplying industry throughout the world for over 40 years with the complete range of permanent magnet materials. Bunting is a manufacturer of magnetic assemblies and equipment. The company’s product line serves global markets and includes a broad range of magnetic materials and components, magnetic separation systems, material handling equipment, magnetic printing cylinders, flexible dies and metal detection equipment.
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