Shape Process Automation Logo

Member Since 1999


Shape Process Automation has been providing robotic solutions since the mid 1980’s and is a globally recognized integrator of robotic systems. We design & build flexible solutions from material handling and assembly applications to advanced materials cutting with robotic laser, router, knife and waterjet processes. We proudly serve leading industrial manufacturers within the automotive, food & beverage, marine, appliance & consumer goods, aerospace, and other general industries around the globe. We are committed to improving their quality, productivity and competitiveness. With over 6,000 installations, in more than 70 countries, we use our expertise to help you choose the right process for your application. Whether your needs are met with one of our standard solutions or one that is custom-engineered to order, our dedicated team of industry experts bring innovation and state-of-the-art technology to every challenge.

Content Filed Under:



Chris Lutz Named KMT Robotic Solutions, Inc. Vice President of Sales

POSTED 04/11/2007

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 9 -- KMT Robotic Solutions President Kevin McManus announced today the appointment of Chris Lutz to the position of Vice President of Sales. In his new role, Lutz will execute and oversee KMT Robotic Solutions' North American sales objectives and initiatives.

Lutz, who's been involved in industrial automation marketing and sales since 1980, has held various positions including national Sales Manager at FANUC Robotics, General Manager at Staubli and Director of Marketing and Sales at Adept Technology and Applied Robotics.

'The formation of the new Robotic Solutions business area within The KMT Group created the need to bring in a proven sales leader to strengthen our team,' said McManus. 'Chris' experience in robotic automation and his focus on doing what it takes to provide superior customer support make him a great addition to the KMT team.'

'Being a member of KMT Robotic Solutions is an ideal opportunity to be an integral part of a dynamic, successful, global team,' Lutz said.

KMT Robotic Solutions, Inc. (formerly Robotic Production Technology) has been a turnkey robotic systems solutions provider to the automotive, plastics and metals industries for more than 20 years. Industries served include aerospace, appliance, automotive, composites, bath/shower, consumer goods, marine and plastics. KMT specializes in high path accurate trimming applications such as waterjet cutting, router trimming, edge finishing, and laser cutting. KMT also has significant process expertise in welding, dispensing, assembly, joining and material handling. Parent company, The KMT Group, is a leading producer of advanced production solutions in Waterjet Cutting, Robotic Automation, Precision Grinding, and Sheet Metal Working for engineered products. KMT is traded on the OMX Nordic MidCap list in Denmark, Finland and Sweden.