Corporate Announcement

Arobotech Systems is proud to announce we have expanded the relationship with our existing European service partner GSN in Stödtlen, Germany, to serve as our exclusive sales representative in the European market. Effective June 3, 2019, Philipp Rief, GSN CEO, will serve as our direct sales contact for Europe.

This relationship will provide Arobotech with access to significant industry knowledge and expertise as we continue to provide our customers with the best steady rest solutions in the world. Common core values of precision, quality and world class customer service make this expanded relationship a natural fit.

Ulrich Lenz, Arobotech’s European sales agent for the last 18 years, will assist Philipp and the entire GSN team with the transition of Arobotech Europe sales responsibilities through September 2019. Both Arobotech and GSN wish Uli well as he embarks on a new journey outside of the grinding industry to close out the final chapter of his professional career.

About the Companies:

Arobotech Systems, Inc. was founded by CEO Richard Lessway in 1982 and is the world leader in steady rest technology which offers manufacturing customers unique solutions for positioning cylindrical parts for grinding, turning and general workholding. For more information please visit in Europe or

GSN was founded in 1996 by Managing Director Leo Rief and has become a respected industry leader in the service of grinding machine technology and components. GSN has served as Arobotech’s authorized repair provider in the European market for the last 20 years and will continue to fill this important role. For more information please contact Philipp Rief at


Arobotech at CIMT 2019

Thanks to everyone who stopped by our booth at CIMT 2019. We look forward to seeing everyone again in 2021.

New China International Exhibition Center | Beijing | China


Organizational Announcement

Arobotech is pleased to announce the promotion of John Lessway to Vice President of Finance and Operations. John brings a wealth of experience to this position and we all look forward to working with him.

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Our grinding products catalog is now available in  English, German, Japanese, and Chinese languages and can be downloaded from the products area of our website.