Bunting Magnetics Co., producer of precision magnetic products for the worldwide food, recycling, printing, automobile, plastics, and electronics industries, has named Alicia Wieder General Manager of its Magnet Materials Division in Elk Grove Village, Ill. Wieder holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois and an MBA from Illinois Benedictine College.

Announcing the appointment, Bunting Magnetics CEO and President Bob Bunting said: "Alicia Wieder brings Bunting Magnetics a wealth of manufacturing, operations, and industrial distribution experience, after more than 25 years with Illinois Tool Works. As General Manager of our Magnet Materials Division, she is responsible for distributing Bunting products across North America and to many countries around the world. Alicia will serve on the Bunting corporate Strategic Planning and Executive Leadership Teams."

For more than 50 years, Bunting Magnetics Co. has developed and manufactured precision magnetic products for the worldwide printing, automobile, plastics, food, electronics and recycling industries. Bunting Magnetics Co. products serve global markets and include a broad range of magnetic materials and components, magnetic separation systems, material handling equipment, magnetic printing cylinders, metal detection equipment, bonded magnetics, and assemblies. Bunting manufacturing facilities are located in Newton, Kansas; suburban Chicago, Illinois; DuBois, Pennsylvania; and Berkhamsted, England. For additional information, call +1-316-284-2020 or +44 (0) 1442 875081, or log on to buntingmagnetics.com or buntingeurope.com.  Follow Bunting on Twitter (@BuntingMagCo) and LinkedIn (Bunting Magnetics Co).