Saddle Brook, NJ Feb 9, 2016 – Unilux, the world's leading designer and manufacturer of strobe lights for surface inspection in the metals, printing/converting and papermaking industries, today named Marcel Hage as the company’s Chairman of the Board.
"Marcel has had a significant impact on Unilux since he joined the board in 2013, bringing an ideal blend of strategic and industry experience to the team,” said Mike Simonis, Unilux President. “His increased involvement will be an asset to our employees as we work to fully leverage our global distribution network and significant R&D investments to better serve customers. We’re thrilled to have him leading our board.”
Hage is chairman of XOL Automation, a diversified engineering company serving industrial/manufacturing companies in the Middle East and North Africa. Before joining XOL Automation, Hage was President and COO of Maxcess International, the parent company of Fife, Tidland and MAGPOWR, global leaders in the web handling industry."
"I’ve enjoyed working with Mike and the rest of the board for the last few years, and I am honored to be named chairman," said Marcel Hage. "Unilux is a pioneering brand, as evidenced by their first products that changed cinematography to the latest generation of LED Strobes that helped the manufacturing industry reduce waste and improve productivity. I am very proud to be a part of the next chapter for this company.
Unilux, headquartered in Saddle Brook, NJ, has 52 years of experience in designing and manufacturing industrial surface inspection lighting systems for the metals, papermaking, printing/converting/packaging, and textile industries. Unilux stroboscopic inspection lights range from handheld units for spot or narrow-web inspection, maintenance, and troubleshooting applications to fixed-mounted units capable of inspecting surfaces up to 12m wide. Unilux has sales representatives in 58 countries around the world along with five service centers.