Ceramic Industry

Herzog Named Regional Sales Manager for Worldwide Superabrasives (posted 8/21/08)

August 21, 2008
Herzog brings approximately 40 years of experience to Worldwide.

Worldwide Superabrasives, a global supplier of high-quality diamond and cBN grinding products, recently announced that Dan Herzog has joined the company as regional sales manager, taking responsibility for customers in the Midwest region of the U.S. Herzog brings approximately 40 years of experience in the superabrasives industry to Worldwide.

Herzog began his career with Cincinnati Milacron as a design engineer in the Special Grinding Machine Division. He then joined GE Superabrasives (now Diamond Innovations) as a project engineer for the Borazon CBN section, launching a 13-year period of concentration on superabrasives. At GE, he served in Market Development for the Compax Product Section before being named Pacific sales manager and then European sales manager. In 1986, Herzog became president of Wendt and directed its growth to the dual operation of Wendt Dunnington and Wendt Diacraft. He also briefly joined Abrasive Technology in a leadership role, responsible for Sales and Market Development.

During his superabrasives career, Herzog was instrumental in the formation of the Unified Abrasive Manufacturer’s Association, and he served two terms as its president. He also served as president of the Industrial Diamond Association of America and was chairman of its Standards Development Committee. In this role, he worked to coordinate the efforts of the IDA, UAMA and ANSI in drafting and updating the industrial standards for superabrasives and superabrasive products.

For more information, call (954) 828-9650, e-mail info@worldwidesa.com or visit www.worldwidesa.com.