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Established in 2001…

In 2000 year Joachim Dietz, Boris Vasilegin, Vsevolod Shashkov, and Mikhail Shashkov have discovered a new method for a fast identifications of static and dynamic responses of servo- and proportional valves (see the article). Based on the new method, a low cost test system was constructed for Russian branch of MOOG. To continue development, Joachim Dietz has founded DIETZ automation GmbH in Germany. Now our test systems ValveExpert are used in more than 20 countries over the world.

Joachim Dietz

Over 30 years was employed in managing position by MOOG. Founder and managing director of MOOG branches in France, Ireland, Spain, Philippines and Russia. In 2001 Joachim Dietz has founded Dietz automation GmbH. He was general manager and worked for the company up to 2009.

Dr. Mikhail Shashkov

Since several years worked as senior researcher at the institute for applied mathematics and cybernetics in Nizhny Novgorod. Over 30 publications in mathematics. Mikhail Shashkov is the main developer of the test equipment ValveExpert, 100% owner, and actual general manager (CEO) of DIETZ automation GmbH.

Prof. Dr. Vsevolod

Professor at the university of Nizhny Novgorod, faculty for numerical mathematics and cybernetics. Over 60 publications in mathematics. Vsevolod Shashkov for many years was responsible for numerical methods.

Boris Vasilegin

Over 30 years was employed in managing positions by Voskhod. From 1987 to 1994 Boris Vasilegin was the managing director (CEO) of the plant. He is a USSR State Prize winner. Boris Vasilegin for many years was responsible for hydraulics.