Eckhart names new CFO

WARREN—Eckhart, an advanced manufacturing products and services provider, announced the hiring of Michael Stob as CFO. Previously, Stob was corporate controller at JR Automation Technologies LLC, a Holland-based  designer and …

U.S. robot orders up, but revenue down

ANN ARBOR—The Robotic Industries Association (RIA), part of the Association for Advancing Automation (A3), announced that orders of industrial robotic units rose 1.6 percent in North America in 2019, with …