President & CEO

Simon Barton


Simon Barton is well known in the industry and regarded as a pioneer by many.  He has spent the last 25 years designing switchable magnetic solutions for notable companies such as FIMAX, ECLIPSE, TECNOMAGNETE, ALPHA AND STAUBLI.  He was also one of the first specialists to introduce Permanent-Electro Magnetic technology to the North American market back in 1994.  His paper, “Magnetic Workholding for Milling & Turning” was presented and published by the SME in 1996 – the opening statement of which is still true today.. “Downtime” is today’s in-word.