Production Machining

OCT 2018

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Methods Names Ne Director of Financial Services Methods Machine Tools Inc. has an- nounced that Mat- the Sheehan has joined the company as its director of financial services. "Matt has a skill set that is exemplary in the areas of industrial finance, communica- tion, customer service and professionalism, all of hich complement and strengthen our department in order to meet and ex- ceed customers' expectations," says Kevin Sarro, director of finance at Methods. Prior to joining Methods, Mr. Sheehan as V.P./relationship manager at U.S. Bank Equipment Finance for more than 10 years. In this role, he orked closely ith Methods as one of its key lending partners, gaining an extensive knoledge of equipment financing requirements. :: Methods Machine Tools Inc. 978-443-5388, :: and Celeritive Technologies Create Partnership The key factor in the partnership beteen and Celeritive Technolo- gies focuses on the future of the industry sector, hile providing a pathay that es- tablishes a stronger foundation for groth, from the local job shops to the large national and multi-national companies, having better access to sourcing partners, research and the right tools. "t, e look at opera- tional efficiencies not just from a capac- ity standpoint, but also in regards to ho members can benefit from focused research, industry knoledge and cost sav- ing measures, through the use of proper solutions," says Brian J. Smith, president of merica. ith this partnership comes the launch of VoluMill Nexion Essentials, Celeritive's CNC Softare Inc. ppoints Ne Partnership Program Manager platform-independent toolpath generation softare for rough milling that orks ith any CD or CM system. Combined ith the platform, manufacturers can leverage VoluMill to increase capacity, reduce costs and find ne revenue oppor- tunities via the free netork. :: Celeritive Technologies Inc. 888-253-6701, ::, :: FNUC Expands Headquarters FNUC merica Corp. has announced plans to construct a ne facility in uburn Hills, Michigan, that ill be used for engi- neering, product development, manufac- turing and arehousing. The company's north campus is sched- uled to open in the fall of 2019. The $51 million expansion, expected to create 100 jobs, received a $1 million Michigan Business Development Program performance-based grant. The uburn Hills location as selected over a compet- ing location in Illinois, and the city has offered a property tax abatement valued at $3,504,000 in support of the project. :: FNUC merica Corp. 888-326-8287, :: Kitagaa NorthTech cquires Exclusive Distribution for orkholding Brand Kitagaa NorthTech Inc. has acquired the exclusive distribution, sales and marketing rights for Kaatatec Nobel branded chucks for North merica. Kevin Bennett, V.P. of sales and mar- keting, says, "Kitagaa and Kaatatec are to like-minded companies. e both share a similar heritage and approach to design, manufacturing principles and quality standards, so e believe the Nobel brand is an excellent addition to join our family of orkholding solutions." Kitagaa NorthTech earlier this year absorbed ITEX orkholding operations, hich previously held the distribution rights for Nobel Chucks in North merica. :: Kitagaa NorthTech Inc. 800-222-4138, Stas Mylek has been promoted from senior product marketing special- ist to partnership program manager at CNC Softare Inc., the developers of Mastercam. This is a ne position in the company, responsible for developing, man- aging and supporting an official Mastercam Partnership Program to foster innovation in manufacturing. In his former role, Mr. Mylek orked closely ith many Mastercam partners, including cutting tool producers, machine tool manufacturers and vertical softare solution providers. Leveraging years of experience in product management and marketing in the field of CD/CM soft- are, he is no charged ith expanding development of strategic relationships to support emerging technologies and manufacturing solutions that benefit Mas- tercam users, partners and the industry at large. :: Mastercam - CNC Softare Inc. 860-875-5006, NES 12 PRODUCTION MCHINING :: OCTOBER 2018

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