Frank Seehausen Represents the Interests of Fluid Technology
Aventics Head of Engineering appointed to the board of VDMA trade association
Frank Seehausen, Vice President Group Technical Director at Aventics, was elected to the board of the Fluid Power Association, part of the German Mechanical Engineering Industry Association (VDMA) by the general assembly. The 58-year-old will share his pneumatics expertise with the expert committee effective immediately.
Laatzen (Germany), October 12, 2017 – “Pneumatics has a highly promising future, especially in networked concepts like the Internet of Things,” states Frank Seehausen. The electrical engineer has worked for pneumatics specialist Aventics for over three decades and played a crucial role in driving the integration of electronics into the entire product range forward in various management positions. Since 2014, he has been in charge of global engineering, including customer-specific applications. “On the international market, we are also seeing a clear trend to integrate pneumatics digitally via open standards and apply sensor technology for condition monitoring approaches,” emphasizes Frank Seehausen. “German pneumatics manufacturers are the technological leaders – a position we want to maintain and strengthen.”
The VDMA is Europe’s largest industrial association. The Fluid Power Association serves the interests of over 200 member companies from the areas of hydraulics, pneumatics, and sealing technology. In terms of sales in the industry, they represent nearly the entire German market. The newly elected board will hold office until 2021.
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Aventics is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of pneumatic components, systems, and customer-specific applications. The pneumatic engineering company provides products and services for industrial automation, while additionally focusing on the sectors of commercial vehicles, food and beverage, railway technology, life sciences, energy, and marine technology. By integrating electronics, the use of innovative materials and prioritizing trends such as machine safety and the Internet of Things, Aventics is a pioneer in applied and environmentally-friendly solutions.
With around 150 years of expertise in pneumatics, Aventics employs approx. 2,000 associates worldwide. In addition to production sites in Germany (Laatzen), France (Bonneville), Hungary (Eger), USA (Lexington), and China (Changzhou), Aventics is represented in more than 90 countries through direct sales and dealers. The Aventics Group has received multiple certifications, including ISO 9001 and ISO/TS 16949 for quality, ISO 50001 for energy management, and ISO 14001 for environmental management. Further information is available at www.aventics.com.