Armstrong Franklin Places Head of N.A. Sales at Global Industrial Automation Company

Armstrong Franklin has filled the Head of North American Sales role responsible for Pemamek. Founded in 1970, Pemamek is a forerunner in welding and production automation. Specializing in designing and manufacturing automated welding and production systems, as well as work-piece handling equipment, its quality and delivery have been recognized worldwide.Today Pemamek employs 180 people in its headquarters in Loimaa, Finland, focusing on all business functions from manufacturing to design. Because of their recognition and success, Pemamek has recently expanded their sales team to the United States (

“With the robotics and process automation industries expected to continue their growth, the need for strong sales and supply chain leaders is increasing. We’re excited to be a partner with organizations like Pemamek to find leaders to continue that growth,” said Vice President and head of Armstrong Franklin’s office Tom Conroy. “Through the Praxi Alliance partnership, we’ve be able to work with organizations like Pememak to find their US-based leadership. It’s an exciting time for us to continue our own growth internationally, and we’re thrilled we were able to find Tom Poehlein for Pemamek.”

For more than 25 years, Armstrong Franklin has focused on finding the exceptional professionals for its Design, Engineering, Manufacturing and Integrated Supply Chain clients. With roots in structural design, building products and specialty chemistry to today’s additional emphasis on process automation, robotics, additive manufacturing and cybersecurity, Armstrong Franklin as built lasting, trusted relationships with its clients by finding people who succeed. Through its membership in PRAXI Alliance, Armstrong Franklin serves clients anywhere in the world. Armstrong Franklin is a division of GattiHR, which provides executive search, workforce analytics and HR technology, such as a single-source employee engagement software and a global HRIS. For more information about Armstrong Franklin,