FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 2, 2018, Alexandria, VA—The American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) announced Benjamin Sheen, Gear Engineering Specialist at Eaton—Vehicle Group has been awarded the AGMA Next Generation award during the 2018 AGMA/ABMA Annual Meeting in Naples, Florida last week. This award is presented to someone who, while early in their career, is an emerging contributor, innovator and leader in the gear industry. A Next Generation award recipient demonstrates hard work and acts as a role model for others while having a positive impact on AGMA.
Sheen has aided the gear industry through innovative solutions and intellectual property generation, increased gear manufacturing productivity by introducing state-of-the-art processes and mentored young engineers at manufacturing plants and centers for developing the next generation. He was responsible for managing the installation of six robotic lines at Eaton, which increased their manufacturing productivity.
"Ben has been instrumental to advance gear technology within Eaton," Carlos Wink wrote in his nomination. "He is a role model for Eaton's global gear team, inspiring others to follow his steps as an innovator and engineering leader."
Sheen is a member of the AGMA Vehicle Gearing Committee and has taken five courses with AGMA to earn his Advanced Gear Engineering Certificate. Sheen has also presented at the AGMA Fall Technical Meeting where his paper was later published in Gear Technology Magazine in July 2016.
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