São Paulo, Brazil (November 5, 2007) - Cattron Group International, a leading global manufacturer of remote control products and professional services for the industrial, mining, commercial mobile and railroad markets, announced today the appointment of Marlon Piva as Industrial Sales Manager for Cattron-Theimeg Americas Ltda. Piva will be responsible for sales of the company's industrial products throughout Brazil. He will report directly to Laercio Neves, General Manager of Cattron-Theimeg Americas Ltda.
Mr. Piva earned a degree in Mechanical-Electrical Engineering and previously worked with hydraulic equipment, sales and guaranty services for Bosch Rexroth, a German company in the industrial market. He also worked with automotive automation products for Robert Bosch, also based in Germany. Mr. Piva brings sales and technical project experience as well as customer service and problem solving skills to Cattron Group's Brazilian operation.
Celebrating over 60 years of radio frequency (RF) and industrial remote control experience, Cattron Group companies have a total installed base of over 125,000 remote control systems throughout the world. Its products are suitable for all industries including railroads, construction, shipyards, mining, aerospace, steel, military, agriculture, shipping, material handling, utility vehicles and many more.
The Cattron Group International subsidiary companies have operations in the USA, Canada, UK, South Africa, Brazil and Europe, and are supported by an extensive sales and distribution network throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. World Headquarters are located at 58 West Shenango St., Sharpsville, PA, 16150, USA. More information on the company and its products is available by calling +1 (724) 962-3571 or on the Internet at www.cattrongroup.com .