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Meggitt (Maryland), Inc.
20511 Seneca Meadows Parkway
Germantown, MD, 20876

Press release date: October 11, 2012

Germantown, MD -- Meggitt Sensing Systems, the manufacturer of industry-leading accelerometers and vibration sensing products, announced today that it has hired Chris Kramm as Senior Electrical Engineer and Project Manager for Wilcoxon Research products. Mr. Kramm will work in the Research and Product Development group to design sensors and accessories for vibration monitoring systems.

In his role as Senior Electrical Engineer, Mr. Kramm's primary responsibility will be leading the electronic design process for new products, including managing requirements set by customer specifications, test and evaluation of prototypes, and documentation management. Chris will also aid in the manufacturing rollout of existing products by integrating newly designed products from R&D into production at the Germantown facility. As Project Manager, he will be responsible for maintaining development schedules, performing product testing and analysis and providing communication and support for customers.

"We are looking forward to the electrical engineering and product development experience Chris will bring to our facility" said Steve Wichtendahl, General Manager for Wilcoxon Research products. "Chris will add to our engineering expertise and help us to develop new sensing capabilities."

Mr. Kramm holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University, has completed several United States Army training courses and has over seven years of experience in product and technology development. Previously an Electrical Design Engineer at Phoenix Contact, Chris was responsible for directing the hardware, software and test efforts of two international project teams. As part of these programs, Chris was given a Technical Excellence Award for Lead Electronics Design Engineer. Additionally, Chris has experience designing low-power analog products for hazardous area locations, which will help to enhance Wilcoxon Research sensor lines that are certified intrinsically safe. Meggitt Sensing Systems offers a wide range of sensors essential to vibration monitoring programs that help save money, reduce downtime and improve safety in plants worldwide, and strives to offer customers the latest technologies and highest quality products.

Meggitt Sensing Systems offers employees a diverse, dynamic, and fast-paced environment with a wide array of opportunities for career development and advancement. Learn more about employment opportunities in their Germantown, Maryland, facility at To learn more about Meggitt's Wilcoxon Research product line, or Lifetime Warranty, visit, call 800-WILCOXON, or email

Shalvi Desai
Marketing Communications Specialist
Wilcoxon Research Products

Meggitt Sensing Systems
20511 Seneca Meadows Parkway
Germantown, Maryland 20876

Tel: +1 (301) 216 3039
Fax: +1 (301) 330 8873

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