Allied Motion Welcomes Kevin McNicholas as New Vice President of Sales

Hired March 14, 2016, McNicholas' primary goal is to develop a sales organization and channel strategy that meets the current and emerging needs of customers while leading Allied Motion to continuously exceed the organic growth rate of the motion control industry.

March 23, 2016, Amherst, New York-- Allied Motion is pleased to announce the addition of Kevin McNicholas to Allied Motion Technologies as vice president of sales.


Hired March 14, 2016, McNicholas' primary goal is to develop a sales organization and channel strategy that meets the current and emerging needs of customers while leading Allied Motion to continuously exceed the organic growth rate of the motion control industry.

McNicholas will lead the company's efforts to build a "One Allied Motion" sales force across all regions and will have direct responsibility for the regional sales teams and market managers, all while working closely with the regional solution centers to develop common processes throughout the company. McNicholas will report to Dick Warzala, chairman and CEO of Allied Motion, as part of the corporate leadership team.

McNicholas comes to Allied Motion with over 30 years of sales leadership experience in the motion control industry. As managing partner at Integr-i-motion, McNicholas consulted with many leading motion companies, such as Rockwell, Shanghai Moons' and Nook Industries, on projects for new product introductions, market expansion and sales distribution network initiatives. Prior to that he served as the Automation Group vice president of sales and marketing at Parker Hannifin, where he was responsible for the development and implementation of a very successful sales engineering team and distribution network. McNicholas received a Bacherlor of Science in economics and business from Rockford College and has served in several leadership roles for the Motion Control Manufacturing Association, a motion industry professional organization.

About Allied Motion Technologies Inc.
Headquartered in Amherst, N.Y., Allied Motion designs, manufactures and sells motion control products into applications that serve many industry sectors. Allied Motion is a leading supplier of precision and specialty motion control components and systems to a broad spectrum of customers throughout the world. The company routinely posts news and other important information on its website at www.alliedmotion.com

Featured Product

OCTOPUZ Robot Programming Software

OCTOPUZ Robot Programming Software

Program and simulate ALL your robots with OCTOPUZ offline software. OCTOPUZ specializes in path sensitive robotic applications such as welding, fabrication, edge following (waterjet, deburring, laser cutting), material removal (2D & 3D machining), and pick & place. Easy to learn, it directly supports paths from your favorite CAM system, has a library of over 15 different types of robot brands, can cut path generation by over 50% and is fully customizable to your unique needs. Program and simulate multiple robots simultaneously in any configuration! Responsive technical assistance from OCTOPUZ before, during and after sale via training, support and cell development make OCTOPUZ the software of choice.