Stäubli announced Gerald Vogt as CEO. Vogt will take over management of the family-owned company. The 50-year-old engineer and business economist has been responsible for the global robotics business as group division manager since mid-2016 and is already a member of the group management. As division manager, he significantly expanded business for Stäubli Robotics North America. The company, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary In North America this year, features a 100,000-sq.-ft. North American headquarters in Duncan, S.C., and a 5,000-sq.-ft. facility in Novi, Mich.