Canonsburg, PA (April 7, 2021) – Bug-O is pleased to welcome Norman Galeana to lead Bug-O’s strategic initiatives in Latin America. Prior to joining Bug-O, Galeana was employed by the Lincoln Electric Company, advancing during his seventeen years to the position of General Manager, Automation Division, Brazil. Lincoln Electric is recognized as a leader in the worldwide welding industry.

“We are excited to have a welding industry professional like Norman join our team,” Bug-O president Matt Cable said. “Norman is familiar with BUG-O products and the opportunities that exist for BUG-O in Latin America.”

“In today’s world, where we truly need to be better people to become better companies, it is hard to find a company whose values, mission, and vision are so focused to improve both employees’ and business partners’ daily lives and operations,” Galena said. “I am excited to join Bug-O’s team in Latin America to continue to drive growth through innovation, cutting, and welding mechanization solutions, and outstanding customer service.”

Bug-O Systems is leading the design, development, and manufacture of track, automation, and motion control for arc welding and cutting. Weld Tooling Corporation has earned this recognition as a leading global manufacturer over our seventy-three years of dedication to the welding and cutting Industry. This has resulted in a customer-focused and market-driven view of the welding industry. Headquartered in the greater Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area, Bug-O has a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices covering more than 100 countries.

After earning a degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey Mexico City, México, Galeana soon joined the Lincoln Electric Company as a district sales manager in Mexico City. During his time in Mexico, Galeana held many roles as he advanced to Automation Division & International Accounts Director.

This prepared him for his promotion to Commercial and Marketing Director/Technical Manager, Columbia. During his time in Columbia Galeana created market plans, developed product, and implemented country-specific strategies. The success that Galeana achieved in Columbia led him to be named the General Manager of the Automation Division, Brazil.

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