Bechtold transitions from his role as Chief Technology Officer and will assist in running day-to-day operations.
Rochester, NY – OptiPro Systems LLC, a leading manufacturer and distributor of precision CNC machines and CAD/CAM software, has named Rob Bechtold as Vice President effective April 6th, 2021.
Bechtold has spent his entire professional career at OptiPro, where he began as a Build Technician of their CNC equipment. He eventually moved into the Mechanical Engineering department where he worked for several years before becoming the Engineering Manager. Most recently, he has served as Chief Technology Officer in charge of engineering OptiPro’s line of optical fabrication and metrology equipment as well as overseeing process development groups. As Vice President, Bechtold will assist with running day-to-day operations and decision making. He will also continue as CTO for the time being.
“Rob has proven his commitment for what we do at OptiPro and will make a great leader well into the future,” said Mike Bechtold, President of OptiPro. “With Rob as our Vice President, OptiPro will continue to grow and maintain its place not only as a technology leader, but as a company that is committed to customer service and support.”
“As I have grown up with OptiPro, I developed a great passion and appreciation for this company and the manufacturing industry,” said Rob Bechtold. “I’m excited to take on this new challenge and am focused on sustaining OptiPro’s success through innovation and dedication to our employees and customers.”
OptiPro Systems has been providing precision machine tools and Mastercam software for New York State manufacturing companies for over 35 years. OptiPro was founded in 1982 on the principles of sales integrity combined with unprecedented service and support. Maintaining this business model allowed the company to become a world leader in providing innovative manufacturing and metrology solutions for the metalworking, precision optics and advanced ceramics industries. OptiPro now employs 100 people in its state-of-the-art 60,000 square-foot technical facility. OptiPro’s team of Sales and Application Engineers, Service Technicians, CNC Machinists and Metrology experts ensures customer confidence and satisfaction before, during, and after every machine sale. For more information on OptiPro and their entire line of equipment, go to www.optipro.com.