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New president named at Thomson bearing firm

Wood Dale, IL -- Danaher Motion, a brand of Danaher Corp., has named Ron Meyer president of its Thomson division. T...


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December 5, 2008
By MRO Magazine
MRO Magazine

Wood Dale, IL — Danaher Motion, a brand of Danaher Corp., has named Ron Meyer president of its Thomson division. Thomson is a producer of ball bushing and profile rail bearings, 60 case shafting, ground and rolled ball screws, linear actuators, linear systems and related accessories.

 

Meyer now heads Thomson’s global organization of facilities in North America, Europe and Asia. He had joined Danaher Corp. in 1997 as president of Qualitrol. He has a BA and MBA from the University of Minnesota.

 

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Meyer will maintain his leadership responsibilities for Danaher’s Qualitrol business, and will continue to be based out of his Fairport, N.Y., office.

 

Thomson, which pioneered the ball bushing bearing in 1945, has over 2,000 distributor locations around the world. 

For more information, visit www.DanaherMotion.com.