About TRUMPF in the U.S.

The TRUMPF Group has 77 subsidiaries and branch offices and more than 13,400 employees generates sales in excess of $ 4.3 billion. The TRUMPF Group is a world leader in sheet metal fabrication machinery and industrial lasers. TRUMPF Inc. is the North American subsidiary of TRUMPF GmbH + Co. KG. based near Stuttgart, Germany. With approximately 870 employees, TRUMPF Inc. is the Headquarters for North America and is one of the largest manufacturers of fabricating machinery in the United States.

TRUMPF product portfolio

TRUMPF Inc. is dedicated to serving the U.S., Canadian and Mexican market needs in the areas of:

Management Board

Peter Hoecklin, President & CEO

Peter Hoecklin joined TRUMPF in 2003 as director of purchasing in Ditzingen, Germany. He has served the company in Germany and Asia, most recently as President and Managing Director of TRUMPF (China) Co., Ltd. He held this position for seven years before joining TRUMPF Inc. as the President and CEO of the North American operations in July 2014.

Mr. Hoecklin holds an MBA, a Master of Engineering and a Bachelor of Science, Applied & Engineering Physics, from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

Burke Doar, Senior Vice President

Burke Doar joined TRUMPF Inc. in 2002 as vice president of customer services and became vice president of sales and marketing in 2003. He was promoted to senior vice president in June 2014. He holds a B.A. degree from Princeton University and a law degree from Albany Law School. Mr. Doar practiced law for four years before embarking on a career in manufacturing. Prior to joining the TRUMPF organization he held a sales management position at Ingersoll Milling Machine Company in Rockford, IL. 

Lutz Labisch, Vice President, Finance & Administration

Lutz Labisch joined TRUMPF in 2015 as director of group finance and controlling at the group headquarters in Ditzingen, Germany. He held the position for three and a half years before joining TRUMPF Inc. as vice president of finance and administration in 2019. Here he is responsible for financial and commercial related functions as well as information technologies for TRUMPF in North America.

Mr. Labisch attended the University of Karlsruhe where he obtained a degree in Industrial Engineering & Management. During this time, he also studied Industrial Operations & Management as a Fulbright Scholar for one year at the University of Michigan.

Annette Doyle, Vice President, Technical Services


Annette Doyle joined TRUMPF Inc. in 2002 as a project engineer in the Service Department. Since that time, she has held several management positions for the company, among them head of the Machine Assembly Department. In 2015 Ms. Doyle was appointed Managing Director of TRUMPF Great Britain before returning to the United States as National Service Director in 2018. She was named Vice President of Technical Service in 2020 and is responsible for customer service, spare parts and training in this role. Ms. Doyle holds bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration and Mechanical Engineering as well as a Master of Science in Technology Management.

Peter Hafner, Vice President Manufacturing

Peter Hafner is Vice President of Manufacturing at TRUMPF Inc.  His career with TRUMPF started in 1985 when he began working in the Machining Department in Ditzingen.  In 1996 Mr. Hafner was transferred to the US and took over responsibility for the TRUMPF Inc. Machining Department. In 2001 his position grew to include the Sheet Metal Department as well. In August of 2011 Mr. Hafner relocated to China where he was the Plant Manager until he returned to the US in 2015 as Director of Manufacturing.   

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