South Bend, Indiana – April 24, 2017 – Townsend Thomas, Founder, and CEO of SYSCON International, has announced the promotion of Lary Johnson from General Manager to President of the corporation. Johnson joined SYSCON in July of 2015 to head SYSCON-PlantStar and lead the startup of the new SYSCON Sensors division.
“We hired Lary due to his many years of successful management in consumer electronics and his track record of achieving exponential growth in the companies he has managed,” Thomas said. “The systems he put in place led to a record year at PlantStar and will achieve the same results this year. This year we doubled our European operations and established an operation in Asia. The Sensor division was brought on line according to schedule and will very quickly ramp up in sales throughout North America.”
About SYSCON International
From the company’s inception in 1974, SYSCON International has been committed to the development of technology-based products for manufacturing environments. SYSCON, an acronym for system controls, focused on meter-based instruments and digital display systems. Mr. Thomas has created several divisions of SYSCON International, including MicroScreen®, SYSCON Sensors and SYSCON PlantStar.
About SYSCON PlantStar
SYSCON PlantStar was established in 1988 to provide real-time plant floor data acquisition solutions to the plastics molding industry. PlantStar now offers a wide range of system solutions from simple production monitoring to full-scale integration with ERP systems and FDA compliance subsystems for Plastics, Metal Stamping, Die Casting, Packaging, Assembly, and other related industries.
About SYSCON Sensors
SYSCON Sensors has manufactured molten metal temperature measuring and analysis instruments for the Asian market and private-label customers in the United States since 1975. SYSCON International, Inc. recently opened its new manufacturing facility in South Bend, Indiana.