MIDDLEBORO, MA – Brookfield has appointed Gerhard Baumann the new Managing Director for Brookfield GmbH headquartered in Lorch, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany. Located near Stuttgart, this office manages all sales and service for Brookfield laboratory customers in Germany. Sales offices are located in Duesseldorf (Langenfeld), Frankfurt, Munich (Friedberg) and Dresden in addition to the main office in Lorch.

Baumann takes responsibility for the full line of Brookfield laboratory instruments including viscometers, rheometers, circulating water baths, texture analyzers and powder flow testers.