Gordon New, Managing Director, Ronson Gears , has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) at the organisation’s recent annual meeting in Florida.
Gordon New has been an active member of AGMA for 15 years. Gordon New’s long standing involvement and contribution to AGMA has been recognised with his appointment to join the voluntary Board, alongside Ivan Brems, CEO of Belgium-based Hansen Transmission International, as representatives of the Association’s International membership.
The AGMA is an active organisation with approximately 400 members in more than 30 countries. AGMA is involved in developing voluntary standards for the Gear Industry, running training programmes, government relations programmes, collecting and distributing statistical and technical information.
The organisation also runs management programmes in small business, marketing and statistics, as well as conducting their own exhibition, Gear Expo, every other year in the U.S.
The AGMA is represented in international organisations, such as the ISO and Eurotrans, to promote an international understanding of the concerns of the gear industry, and acts as Secretariat of the ISO TC60 committee of gear standards development.
Gordon New says his involvement in the AGMA has been enjoyable and beneficial personally and to his company and looks forward to the opportunity to contribute further to the organisation. Gordon New also invites any company or individual with an interest in gears or power transmission to acquaint themselves of the benefits of AGMA membership.