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Mahr Inc. Announces the Appointment of John Roberts as General Manager, Sales

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Industry Veteran Brings More Than 30 Years of Experience in the Industrial Automation Sector to Leading Precision Measurement Company

PROVIDENCE, RI – February 13, 2024 – Mahr Inc., a global manufacturer of precision measurement equipment used for dimensional metrology, announced that John Roberts has joined the company as General Manager, Sales, covering the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and Brazil. In addition to field sales, he will oversee Mahr’s Engineered Solutions business as well as marketing, product management, applications engineering, service, customer resource center, and distribution teams.

John brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record with more than 30 years of experience in the industrial automation sector. He joins Mahr from B&R Industrial Automation, a member of the ABB Group, where he served in a series of progressively senior sales management positions, including managing director of growth markets, senior vice president of sales, and finally, as global product group manager for HMI.

Throughout his career, John has demonstrated exceptional proficiency in product management, sales, and business development. His deep understanding of industrial control technology has been instrumental in enhancing product quality and performance, along with his commitment to driving growth and innovation in global markets. John's leadership skills and strategic vision have consistently resulted in enhanced performance, revenue growth, and market expansion. He is an advocate for digital transformation and is passionate about delivering customer-centric solutions that optimize industrial processes.

About Mahr Inc.

When customers are faced with a metrology need, they turn to Mahr Inc., for unmatched industry expertise. Mahr Inc.’s knowledgeable, experienced team has made the company a leader in precision measurement for more than a century.

Mahr Inc., a member of the Mahr Group, has been providing dimensional measurement solutions to fit customer application needs for more than 150 years. The company manufactures and markets a wide variety of dimensional metrology equipment, from simple and easy-to-use handheld gages to technically advanced measurement systems for form, contour, surface finish and length. Mahr Inc. is also well known as a producer of custom-designed gages and a provider of calibration and contract measurement services. Mahr Inc.’s calibration laboratories are accredited to ISO/IEC 17025:2005 NVLAP Lab Code 200605-0 (see our Scope of Accreditation for accredited calibration processes). For more information, visit

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