MARLBOROUGH, MA, February 6, 2018 – Adcole Corporation today announced that its board of directors has appointed Jeff Walker as its President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Jeff joined Adcole in 2017 as Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing.
An engineer by education, Jeff has over 20 years of experience in sales, sales management, business development, and marketing. Prior to joining Adcole he served as Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing for Olympus Scientific Solutions Division’s analytical instruments business unit.
“Jeff has proven to be an effective leader since joining Adcole and his skills will help sustain our position as a world leader in industrial metrology while driving our strategic growth,” said Peter Hunter, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Managing Director of the private equity firm Artemis Capital Partners, majority owner of Adcole.
Commenting on his new role Adcole President and CEO, Jeff Walker, said: “I am thrilled to be taking the leadership role for a company with Adcole’s rich legacy. With over 60 years of history, Adcole is a true pioneer in precision measuring gages for camshafts and crankshafts and possesses an exceptional reputation for quality, accuracy, and reliability. I am excited most of all by the new product innovations we are launching this year as well as those we currently have in development. These new products promise to deliver comprehensive metrology solutions to a wider range of customers by measuring part features and geometries that were previously difficult or impossible to do in the production environment. These new products will also help our established automotive customers achieve higher quality and lower costs through ground-breaking precision measurement.”
Founded in 1957, Adcole Corporation is a leading manufacturer of automatic and semi-automatic measuring gages used in industrial metrology. Our purpose is to deliver the highest quality gages with the highest level of measurement precision to help our customers achieve their quality and manufacturing objectives.
International space agencies, telecommunications companies, and the world’s largest automotive manufacturers rely on Adcole products for mission-critical applications. For more information on Adcole, please visit www.adcole.com.
Founded in 2010, Artemis Capital Partners is a Boston-based private equity firm focused on acquiring and growing manufacturers of differentiated industrial technologies, including specialty chemicals and materials. Artemis seeks to partner with companies that have strong established management teams, outstanding engineering capabilities, unique products, and expanding niche markets. For more information on Artemis, please visit: www.artemislp.com