Tube-bending machine manufacturer Schwarze-Robitec now has two managing directors. Long-time employee Philipp Knobloch (right), a recent global sales director, and Bert Zorn (left), previously the sole managing director, have been assigned to jointly manage the mechanical engineering company. Knobloch recently outlined his goals, saying the trend toward automation of all processes in the industry bring numerous changes. “This presents an exciting challenge,” he says. “I look forward to the opportunitiy to contribute my ideas and develop solution concepts together with my team. Zorn looks forward to strenghted management with two directors. “Together, we form a synergy that optimally positions our company for the future,” he says.