Blum-Novotest Announces Southeast Regional Manger

Bob Baldizzi will be responsible for Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.

Bob Baldizzi has joined Blum-Novotest, Inc. as Southeast Regional Manager. Bob will be responsible for strengthening current business relationships and procuring new business opportunities, with focus on ensuring customer expectations are exceeded. Based out of Charlotte, Bob will be replacing Mr. Bob Blunk, who has been promoted to International Key Account Manager and moved to Blum-Novotest, GmbH in Ravensburg, Germany. Mr. Baldizzi will take over management responsibilities of both sales and service processes within Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.

Bob has been in manufacturing for over 30 years and gained a wealth of experience from various positions ranging from machinist, to machine tool service, applications, engineering and sales.  He has traveled the country working with manufacturers to provide quality solutions to their manufacturing problems and has used his leadership skills to head up major projects within the Aerospace and Heavy Equipment manufacturing sectors.

Prior to joining BLUM, Bob held the positions of Regional Sales Manager and Principal Engineer at Okuma America.  His duties as Regional Sales Manager made him responsible for capital sales covering 15 states in the Midwest, and as Principal Engineer, he was responsible for large projects and key account engineering management. Prior to Okuma, Bob was employed by The Robert E. Morris Company for over 20 years, where he led the Applications and Service departments.  Mr. Baldizzi is recognized as a Certified Machine Tool Sales Engineer, a distinction he has held since 1994.