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Electro-Matic Products, Inc. - Farmington Hills, MI

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Electro-Matic Names Richard Laramee as President and COO

Press release date: Mar 04, 2014

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI—Electro-Matic Products, Inc. today announces the appointment of Richard S. Laramee as President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Laramee will be responsible for Electro-Matic’s innovative technology strategies and will lead the company’s Automation Distribution, Connectivity, Visual Products and Special Products Business Units. Mr. Laramee will report to Electro-Matic’s Board of Directors consisting of Mr. James C. Baker who continues his role as CEO and Board of Directors Chair along with Mr. Tom Moore and Mr. Ray Persia.

With this appointment, the Board of Directors hopes to demonstrate to the participants in the Electro-Matic Products, Inc. Stock Ownership Program, and its' Customers and Vendors, their dedication to ongoing investment in the growth and development of the Company.

“Rich’s experience in taking a strategic vision for Electro-Matic will strengthen our position as an industry leader. With a proven track record for successfully leading large scale initiatives and driving innovation, Rich’s leadership skills are well suited to lead Electro-Matic’s development efforts as we continue in our mission of turning innovation into value for our customers” said James Baker, CEO of Electro-Matic Products.

Mr. Laramee brings more than 20 years of experience in our industry to Electro-Matic. Aſter graduating with a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from GMI Engineering and Management Institute in 1989, Rich began his career at General Motors Service Parts Operation. In the fall of 1997, aſter spending 8 years in various roles within General Motors, he joined Electro-Matic in a Prod- uct Manager role. Rich has held his previous position of Vice President, General Manager of Distribution since 2008.

About Electro-Matic Products, Inc.
Since 1969, Electro-Matic has helped transform American industry by supplying automation components and solutions to leading U. S. manufacturers. Today, Electro-Matic continues to leverage the value of emerging technologies by developing practical appli- cations for industrial, commercial and retail markets. As a technology company, we help our customers turn innovation into value. As a one-hundred percent employee-owned business, our customers enjoy the benefit of a supplier partner intently focused on delivering strong value-for-value relationships.

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