Murata Machinery USA, Inc.


  • October 8, 2018

CHARLOTTE, NC – Murata Machinery, USA, Inc. is pleased to announce its recent hire of Eric Grob, who has joined the Machine Tools Turning division as the Midwest Regional Sales Manager. Within his new role, Grob will be responsible for connecting customers in the Midwest region with Muratec’s high-efficiency automated turning systems.

“We are very excited to have Eric join our Midwest sales team. We are confident that his background and education will help expand Murata Machinery’s footprint in this region, and drive customer satisfaction and development,” said Jeff Kalmbach, General Manager, Machine Tools Division.

Grob holds a degree in Tool and Die Making from Moraine Park Technical College, and later earned a degree in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater. He also received his CMTSE- a certification and education program for machine tool sales engineers with the AMT.

His machine tool sales experience began at J&H Machine Tools in Charlotte, NC in the 1990s, and then expanded his sales career at Ted Grob Sales in Wisconsin selling new and used machinery. Grob also worked with Morris Midwest for several years as the WI Sales Manager.

In addition to his work in the machine tool industry, Grob spent 13 years as a Volunteer Firefighter. He also worked at Stryker Orthopedics selling total joint reconstruction and trauma products for over 10 years.