Ann Arbor, Michigan-based EZset LLC has selected Hi-Speed Corp. in Thousand Oaks, California, as its exclusive West Coast manufacturer’s representative for high-precision, German-built tool-presetting machines. Hi-Speed has representatives throughout California, Arizona, Nevada, Washington, Oregon, Utah, Idaho, and Montana.
EZset tool presetting machines use an advanced vision system and image-processing software to measure cutting tools to meet accurate machining needs. Manufacturing organizations gain a rise in final-part quality and process efficiency, including extended tool life. Four models are available with a variety of measurement ranges and image-processing variations: ICbasic, IC1, IC2, and IC3.
CNC Software’s 250,000th installation of Mastercam
CNC Software Inc.’s Mastercam software has become the first CAD/CAM software to reach 250,000 installations worldwide. The 250,000th seat was purchased by Roding Automobile GmbH, a division of Stangl & Co. GmbH Prezisionstechnik, a precision manufacturing company in Germany. www.stangl-kulzer.de/home-en
IMTS 2018 Booth #133340
Tsugami/Rem Sales’ 40th anniversary
Since the start of the Tsugami/Rem Sales partnership in 1978, Rem Sales has been the exclusive source for Precision Tsugami CNC machine tools across North America. Headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut, Tsugami/Rem Sales, a division of Morris Group Inc., provides machine tools and engineering expertise through distributors and two technical centers in Fullerton, California; and Roselle, Illinois.
Tsugami/Rem Sales and Morris Group Inc. offer solutions such as the whirling unit for thread cutting and the Tsugami LaserSwiss machine line.
Rem Sales is celebrating its 40th year with Tsugami by adding to its engineering and project management staff – Swiss and universal product managers – adding new machine offerings to the market such as the Tsugami M08J, and integrating new technology options to Swiss-type machines including the MachineMetrics Remote Health platform for customer support and service.
IMTS 2018 Booth #339410
GF Machining Solutions expands distributorship
GF Machining Solutions has named Applied Machine Solutions Inc. (AMSI) its exclusive distributor and representative in Georgia and Alabama as of June 1, 2018 – expanding ASMI’s current territory of Florida.
This partnership with AMSI brings a wealth of industry experience, along with a large support team in the field and from its Ball Ground, Georgia, administrative office and show room. AMSI also has locally based equipment, tooling and consumables staff in coverage areas and continues to expand its service and support throughout the Southeast.
AMSI will represent GF Machining Solutions’ milling, EDM, and 3D laser texturing equipment along with its automation systems, parts, and consumables.
IMTS 2018 Booth #338754
Index Corp. has hired three employees to its North American team. Jim May joined the company’s senior leadership team as marketing manager and will be replacing Gary Jones, who plans to retire in early 2019. Rachael Davenport joined as an application engineer, and Josh Julian joined as a project coordinator. www.indextraub.com
IMTS 2018 Booth #338136
Giovanni Zunino has been appointed president of Prima Power Laserdyne, succeeding Terry VanderWert who retired.
Prima Power Division CEO Ezzio Basso says, “Mr. Zunino will continue Prima Power Laserdyne’s track record of strong global growth. He brings an extensive and successful career track record to the company that will ensure our technology position continues to grow in both domestic and international markets.”
During his 20-year career, Zunino held positions in platform management, program management, sales and marketing, proposal management, purchasing, and general management in the U.S., Italy, and France. www.primapowerlaserdyne.com
IMTS 2018 Booth #236756
Methods Machine Tools Inc. has appointed company President Jerry Rex as president and CEO. Also, Dale Hedberg has been promoted to vice president of operations. Hedberg will be responsible for all of Methods’ operations including production, shipping/receiving, inside sales, trade shows, and continuous improvement. www.methodsmachine.com
IMTS 2018 Booth #339119