WIXOM, MI-Andy Woodward has been appointed general manager of North American Operations for Wenzel/Xspect Solutions, subsidiary of Wenzel Group GmbH. Woodward comes to Wenzel/Xspect Solutions from the UK where for the past eight years he had been managing director for Wenzel’s UK operations.

Woodward says, “I intend to continue to build on the solid business model for metrology equipment and services that Xspect Solutions has created over the past six years. By combining Xspect’s broad customer base and marketing network with Wenzel’s Gear Tec gear measuring machine technology, and Wenzel’s expanding 3-D scanning products, we should be able to make additional market penetration in related product and industry areas here in North America.”