is CEO of ITH GmbH & Co. KG (ITH Bolting Technology). ITH Bolting Technology is the worldwide leading system supplier for tension and torque tools to tighten and loosen industrial bolt connections bigger than M16 (5/8”). As a whole system supplier, ITH combines high-quality tool solutions, comprehensive engineering knowledge, innovative fasteners, and qualified services for the best technical and economic solution for business partners. As a private-owned engineering company with a long-term business strategy, the global ITH-network includes 12 ITH-subsidiaries and more than 40 global representations. This guarantees fast and qualified tool services as well as customer proximity. With more than 200 international patents, ITH is among the most important drivers of innovation in industrial bolting technology.