Schaumburg, IL— TDM Systems, a leading provider of tool data management systems for industry has announced the appointment of Gregg R. Bigleman, PhD as Director, Business North America. The announcement was made by Eugen Bollinger, Vice President—Sales and took effect January 1, 2018.
In his position, Bigleman will be responsible for leading and managing the sales performance of TDM Systems including service, administration and management of stakeholder relations in North America to ensure achievement of the overall company strategy. He will report directly to Bollinger and be based in South Carolina.
Previously Bigleman was Manager, Tool Management Systems for Zoller, a tool presetting, tool measuring and inspection machines equipment manufacturer. Prior to that was Global Operations Manager for Kennametal tool manufacturer.
Bollinger said, “Gregg brings a seasoned level of experience to TDM Systems. His knowledge of tool management solutions, as well as high tech and industrial markets will be a valuable asset to our customers and prospects.”
Bigleman added, “Most manufacturing environment have departments that work in ‘silos’, with limited or blocked communication channels. TDM delivers enhanced flexibility and eliminates those blockages, providing for seamless communication, and management of the total lifecycle of our customer’s tooling. I’m excited for the challenges of leading TDM Systems in North America.”
For more than 25 years, TDM Systems has been the leading provider of tool data management in the machining industry. With the Tool Lifecycle Management strategy, TDM Systems is focusing on process optimization through optimal tool planning and provisioning. Creating and editing tool data and graphics, integrating tool know-how and 3D graphics into the CAM planning and organizing the complete tool cycle on the shop floor level are the three core competencies of TDM Systems. As a competence center within the Sandvik Group, TDM Systems draws on the expertise of various tool manufacturers in developing its software products.