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Magnetek, Inc. Announces New Business Development Manager for Elevator Business

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. ─ Sept. 18, 2017 ─ Magnetek, a leading designer and manufacturer of elevator drives, today announced that Andrew (Andy) Hawkinson has joined the company as a OEM Business Development Manager for its Elevator Drives business. Mr. Hawkinson is responsible for managing elevator drive sales to major elevator OEM’s throughout the U.S. and brings extensive experience developing customer-focused solutions to the company.

“Andy brings a solid history of building strong relationships and making significant contributions to his customers’ businesses,” said Ed Butte, director of Magnetek’s Elevator business.  “He has experience working with OEM’s, Consultants and other stakeholders in both new and modernization projects in the commercial building market.”

Mr. Hawkinson earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota and is currently working on his MBA at the University of St. Thomas. He most recently worked as a Business Development Manager at CaptiveAire.

For more information about Magnetek’s expanding line of energy saving elevator products, visit www.elevatordrives.com.


About Magnetek

Magnetek, Inc. is a leading provider of Energy Engineered® digital power and motion control systems used in elevator, overhead material handling, and mining applications. The Company is the world’s largest independent builder of highly integrated digital motion control systems for high-rise, high-speed elevators. Magnetek is North America’s largest supplier of digital drive systems for industrial cranes, hoists, and monorails, and is a leading provider of radio remote controls, motors, braking and collision avoidance subsystems. Magnetek is also a leading independent supplier of digital motion control systems for underground coal mining applications. Headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wis., in the greater Milwaukee area, Magnetek operates manufacturing facilities in Pittsburgh, Pa., as well as Menomonee Falls.

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