Production Machining

MAY 2018

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See why 50,000 QVI systems are trusted in over 75 countries. Visit www.qvii.com. facilities departments. With seven years of experience at Mahr, Mr. Foisy's managerial skills and mechanical engineering expertise will help to further enhance the company's standards of operational excellence and commitment to high quality. Mr. Foisy joined the Mahr team in 2011 in the position of design engineer- ing supervisor and was later promoted to engineering manager. With more than 17 years of industry experience, Mr. Foisy previously served as a mechanical engi- neer at John Crane and as a product engi- neering manager at Dresser-Masoneilan. He has a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from New England Institute of Technology. :: Mahr Inc. 401-784-3100, mahr.com Haas Commemorates 30 Years of the VF-1 This year marks the 30th anniversary of Haas Automation's VF-1, the company's first vertical machining center. The "V" in the model name stands for the industry- standard designation for a vertical mill, and company founder Gene Haas added "F1" to the name to unofficially designate it as the company's "Very First One." Developed in 1987 and introduced at IMTS '88, the Haas VF-1 became the industry benchmark for affordable CNC technology. To commemorate 30 years of the VF-1, as well as other Haas firsts, the company has launched a year-long Very First campaign that will include worldwide demo day events, a video series docu- menting both Haas and customer "very firsts," and more. The campaign will culmi- nate with the company's first Haas VF-1 being brought to IMTS 2018. :: Haas Automation Inc. 800-331-6746, haascnc.com :: Global Machine Parts Appoints Regional Sales Manager Global Machine Parts has appointed Mark Heuer to regional sales manager. Bringing more than 25 years of hands-on experi- ence within the distribution markets, Mr. Heuer's in-depth knowledge of the industry and commitment to his custom- ers make him an invaluable addition to the GMP team. Mr. Heuer previously worked as re- gional sales manager at Meiji Corp. and as vice president of sales development and growth at Global MRO Products Corp. :: Global Machine Parts 866-498-0135, globalmachineparts.com NEWS 14 PRODUCTION MACHINING :: MAY 2018

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