ABICOR BINZEL USA, Inc. a manufacturer of welding guns, robotic welding solutions, and welding peripherals, has created a new Environmental Systems Group division.

The new Environmental Systems department will focus heavily on the fume extraction welding market. Through the new division, BINZEL hopes to develop new innovative solutions to meet the growing demand for fume extraction solutions for workers.

“As the demand for improved welder safety and environment increases, along with our expanding portfolio of products and solutions, we have reorganised our structure to better serve the demands for our customers,” said John Kaylor, President of ABICOR BINZEL USA.



Etienne Blouin has been promoted to direct the new department. Within the role, Etienne will be responsible for developing and implementing fume extraction products and solutions for manufactures in the US and Canada.

Blouin has previously worked for ABICOR BINZEL as a Regional Sales Manager in Quebec and East Canada and has played a leading role in developing the company’s fume extraction product in North America.