On September 26, 2019, Jean-Claude Reverdell - CEO of Sew Usocome was elected President of Artema for 3 years.
Pascal Gutton - Camozzi France was elected President of the Pneumatic Transmissions and Automation Group. He succeeds Pierre Yves Binetruty - Aventics who becomes vice-president.
Artema's Board today comprises 15 industrials representing each sector of Artema.
Following the end of the term of President Didier Sepulchre de Condé elected on September 30, 2016, Jean-Claude Reverdell, currently CEO France of SEW USOCOME, a member company of Artema, was elected Artema's new president on September 26, 2019.
Jean-Claude REVERDELL, mechanical engineer, studied in France and Germany. He has held managerial positions in various companies whose parent company is located in Germany. With over 25 years of experience in the field of drive systems, he joined the SEW USOCOME group in 2008. He first held the position of Commercial Director, before being appointed Chief Executive Officer France in January 2015.
The SEW Group is a major player in the industry of the future. Jean-Claude Reverdell is convinced that the use of the new technological bricks of industry 4.0 will enable French companies to promote operational excellence and thus develop the industry in France. Inaugurated in 2015, the SEW USOCOME factory in Brumath was among the first companies to be labeled "showcase of the industry of the future" in France.
"Artema, the trade association of mechatronics, plays a leading role in this technological breakthrough and in the development of digitization in the industry" according to Jean-Claude Reverdell.
About Artema :
Artema, the trade association for Mechatronics manufacturers, brings together 150 companies that design, produce, market and maintain the components, solutions or systems they manufacture. The members are SMEs, ETI or international groups of the following fields : Sealing technology; Fasteners; Mechatronics; Linear motion, Bearings; Fluid Power and Mechanical Transmissions.
This represents :
o 7.9 billion turnover, 50% of which is exported,
o 35,000 dedicated employees.
Artema is a member in France of the FIM (Federation of Mechanical Industries) and of 4 European committees : CETOP, EIFI, EUROTRANS and FEBMA.