Julien Noel Named Vice President / General Manager of Buehler, an ITW Company

  • Julien Noel named Vice President and General Manager of Buehler, An ITW Company.JN

    Julien Noel named Vice President and General Manager of Buehler, An ITW Company.JN

Updated 1/31/2019 11:40 AM

Illinois Tool Works (ITW) Test and Measurement Group President, Yahya Gharagozlou has named Julien Noel, Vice President / General Manager of the Buehler worldwide division. Lake Bluff-based Buehler, is an ITW Company and a premier engineer and manufacturer of scientific equipment and consumables for materials analysis used in high volume manufacturing production laboratories, universities and research/development organizations.

Julien Noel has been at Buehler since 2015 where he most recently served as the Americas Commercial Director in addition to Global Director of Strategy and Innovation. Noel came to ITW during the acquisition of North Star Imaging in 2010. There he held several leadership roles including General Manager of Europe, Product Management and Business Development. Prior to that, he was Business Manager for Digisens and Professor at the Grenoble School of Management in France. He replaces Meredith Platt who has been transferred to ITW's Automotive segment and taking up the role of Vice President/General Manager for a global automotive division - Seats, Safety, and Motion.


Noel comments, "I am excited to take on this crucial leadership role for Buehler. During the last few years we provided clarity in the company strategy and created innovative solutions to help manufacturers that demand excellence. We developed successful new products, streamlined online shopping and improved our customer care/service offering. I look forward to leading the charge and continuing on the path to create superior products while meeting delivery and service expectations for our quality conscious customers globally. Together with Buehler employees, we will continue to grow, deliver customer backed innovations and uphold the values of integrity, respect, trust, shared risk and simplicity in 2019 and beyond."

Buehler manufactures value-added metallographic equipment and consumables along with the proven Wilson™ hardness testers, DiaMet™ software, ISO-certified test blocks and accessories. In addition to its innovations, Buehler is recognized by the global materials preparation and analysis market for its laboratory solutions centers, dedicated service teams, education programs and customized processes for demanding applications.


Buehler innovates solutions and offers expert service and support throughout the global materials preparation and analysis market. Buehler is committed to delivering quality and environmentally responsible products guided by ISO 9001 Quality Management Principles and ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems. For additional information on the Buehler product offering please visit https://www.buehler.com or contact Buehler at marketing@buehler.com

About Illinois Tool Works (ITW)

ITW is a Fortune 200 global multi-industrial manufacturing leader. The company's seven industry-leading segments leverage the unique ITW Business Model to drive solid growth. ITW has approximately 50,000 dedicated colleagues in operations around the world who thrive in the company's unique, decentralized and entrepreneurial culture.

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