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Wolfgang Runte Joins Koh Young Europe as Sales Manager

Apr 02, 2014

Wolfgang Runte, Koh Young Europe's Sales Manager.

Wolfgang Runte, Koh Young Europe's Sales Manager.

Koh Young Europe announces the appointment of Wolfgang Runte to the position of Sales Manager. Wolfgang is an industry veteran with many years of experience in (AOI) Automatic Optical Inspection and Solder Paste Inspection (SPI).

In his new position, Wolfgang will work with Harald Eppinger, European Sales Manager, based at the Koh Young Europe GmbH facility in Alzenau, Germany. Wolfgang officially begins his duties April 1, 2014.

As Regional Sales Manager, Wolfgang Runte will work with KYE’s European distributors as they serve Koh Young’s valued customers in the territory. In his comprehensive past experience, Wolfgang has been responsible for managing key global accounts, training, and implementing individually-designed solutions for customers’ inspection and process optimization requirements.

In making the announcement, Harald Eppinger, European Sales Manager, stated, “Wolfgang’s broad-based AOI and process experience, serving customers and managing sales agents, makes him a tremendous asset to our Koh Young team. Not only is he a superb applications engineer and project manager, but his bi-lingual skills in both English and German will serve him well in supporting our many European customers in Austria and Switzerland where he also has considerable familiarity.

Koh Young Technology specializes in the design and manufacturing of 3D measurement and inspection equipment for the global circuit board assembly and semiconductor markets. Direct sales and support centers are located in the United States, Europe, Japan, Singapore, China (Shenzhen) and Korea. For more information about the company, visit

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