North American Textile Sales Representative, Stäubli Corporation
Oliver Meier, North American Sales Representative for Stäubli Corporation in Duncan, South Carolina, received his Master in Textile Engineering from Reutlingen University, Germany in 1996. During his studies in Reutlingen Oliver had the opportunity to study and participate in a 12-month nonwovens research project at North Carolina State University to complete his theses.
After completing his studies he moved from Germany to the US and started his textile career with Collins & Aikman. After 3 years with C&A, Oliver joined the German textile software company EAT in Charlotte, North Carolina where he managed sales for North and South America as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In 2011, he joined Lectra, a French software & hardware manufacturer to the apparel industry and moved from there to Humans Solutions, a supplier of laser body scanning equipment and software.
Since December 2014 Oliver is part of the textile machinery sales team at Stäubli, a Swiss-based manufacturer of robotics, connectors and textile machinery. He resides in Charlotte, North Carolina with his wife Susan and their 4 kids. His presentation will focus on the latest advancements in the development of woven technical textiles and technical weaving equipment.