Kurt Kleifgen joined the Halbar team in April of 2008. He brings to Halbar a broad background of sales and technical support for the Los Angeles area.
Kurt earned a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. After college, he worked for Parker Compumotor in the Los Angeles area for several years, handling application engineering, distribution management and sales management, ultimately achieving Parker's President's Club for outstanding sales growth. After Parker, Kurt joined Advanced Motion Controls where he was the DC Servo Drive Product Manager, Advertising Manager and a Regional Manager.
Prior to joining Halbar, Kurt was the Western Region Manager for MicroE Systems, an industry leading encoder manufacturer. While at MicroE, Kurt focused on OEM sales and was responsible for significant sales growth in his territory.