Electro Static Technology, the manufacturer of AEGIS® Shaft Grounding Rings, has appointed Matthew Laufik as Global Sales Manager.  In this new role, Mr. Laufik will be responsible for the sales of AEGIS® products to motor repair shops, end users, and motor manufacturers worldwide through the company’s international sales organizations and distribution network.  He will also manage all sales, marketing, and customer service personnel.

Prior to joining Electro Static Technology, Mr. Laufik held several positions of increasing responsibility at Parker Hannifin Corporation, Cleveland, OH.  Most recently, he was National Accounts Channel Sales Manager.  Prior to that, he served as Asia Pacific Distribution Development Manager, based in Shanghai, China.

Laufik holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Ohio University’s College of Business.

Electro Static Technology manufactures and sells AEGIS® Shaft Grounding Rings, which protect motors by diverting damaging VFD-induced currents away from bearings and safely to ground.  Available for low- and medium-voltage motors, AEGIS® Rings have been proven effective in millions of installations worldwide.