11/12/2023 – ABP Induction expands executive management team

Niels Hammer appointed as COO

ABP Induction, supplier of induction-based melting and heating equipment and services has appointed Niels Hammer as Chief Operating Officer (COO) effective October 16th, 2023.


Bernd Bartelheimer (CFO), Till Schreiter (CEO) and Niels Hammer (COO). © APB Induction


In his role, Niels Hammer will be part of ABP´s global executive management and, in addition, become managing director of the group’s largest entity, the Germany-based ABP Induction Systems GmbH. Niels Hammer will be directly responsible for the entire operations activities of the group, covering Global Production and Supply Chain Management as well as all areas related to order execution, including engineering, project management, installation, and commissioning.

Niels Hammer joins ABP from his former Position as CEO of Nimak Group, a global supplier of industrial joining technology. His previous career stations were Santasalo / Moventas Gears, where he held the COO and CTO position for three years and Siemens AG (Flender AG), where he started his professional career in project management, production and inhouse consulting. He brings many years of experience in managing and developing project-oriented organizations with multi-national manufacturing sites and global value chains.

The board and the executive management team are delighted to welcome Niels Hammer into his new role. “With Dr. Hammer we gain an experienced international manager. Having him on board will allow us to follow our growth path and our drive for excellency to serve and support our customers on their way to carbon neutral production and digitalization” says Till Schreiter, President and CEO of ABP Induction LLC and managing director (speaker) of ABP Induction Systems GmbH since 2015. The global executive management team is completed by Bernd Bartelheimer, who has been CFO at ABP since 2006.


About ABP Induction

ABP Induction is a leading provider of induction melting and heating systems, aftermarket services and digitalization solutions to the global foundry, forging and steel industries. ABP operates through sales, manufacturing and aftermarket locations in the United States, Germany, Sweden, Mexico, Thailand, India, China and South Africa. Since 2018, ABP Induction is part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Primetals Technologies.