Renkl joins GCX with nearly nine years’ experience in medical device and healthcare IT mounting.
Previously, Renkl worked in the field of scientific laboratory equipment as a service engineer for M. Braun GmbH in Garching, near Munich, Germany. He also spent nearly a decade at noted research institution the Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics (IPP) in Garching.
Renkl attended the Technical College for Mechanical Engineering, Munich (Techniker Schule Muenchen), and holds the designations of State-licensed Technician in Mechanical Engineering (Staatl. Gepruefter Maschinenbautechniker) and Master Craftsperson in the Trade of Mechanical Engineering (Maschinenbautechniker Meister).
Renkl is the second GCX hire in Germany in 2011; Klaus Sturm serves as regional manager for the DACH countries. GCX this year marks its 40th anniversary of delivering instrument mounting solutions − including wall mounts, roll stands, ceiling mounts, countertop mounts, pole mounts and a variety of mounting accessories − to the healthcare industry.
“Helmut is a valuable addition for GCX in the EMEA region,” said Brad Cohen, Business Unit Manager - EMEA. “He has a thorough knowledge of local market demands for medical device and IT mounting solutions, from the day-to-day clinical healthcare environment to the technical standards for medical devices in Europe.”
GCX serves the EMEA region from its branch office in Tilburg, the Netherlands.
GCX Corp., based in Petaluma, CA, has been providing medical device and IT mounting solutions for the healthcare industry since 1971, through direct sales and working with original equipment manufacturers (OEM). Major product lines include wall mounts, roll stands, countertop mounts, pole mounts, and a variety of mounting accessories. GCX mounting solutions feature space-saving, ergonomic designs to improve both equipment and patient access. The company has offices in North America, Europe, Japan and Taiwan. It also operates warehouse and production facilities in Petaluma, California; El Paso, Texas; and New Taipei City, Taiwan. For more information, visit www.gcx.com.