St. Paul, MN (February 18, 2021) — Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc. an innovator in the design, development, and manufacture of high-precision manufacturing solutions for more than 80 years, announces the appointment of Mike Bruegger as Application Engineer.

“Mike brings a wealth of engineering expertise and a valuable skill set to support Matsuura’s substantial growth in 5-axis automated manufacturing solutions,” said Shawn Buboltz, VP Technical Services.

Bruegger will train and support distributor engineers and Matsuura customers in the operation and troubleshooting of all Matsuura machining centers for machine software, machining applications, cutting conditions, control functions and Fanuc 5-axis functions.

Bruegger has considerable experience with various roles in CNC Machining, Engineering, Manufacturing, Project Management and Customer Support.

“His unmatched passion for excellence, demonstrated track record of success, and technical expertise will be a great resource for our customers as well as our internal team at Matsuura,” Buboltz added.

Matsuura Application Engineers also perform time studies, test cuts, CAM, and manual programming, create CAD models, setup and execute machine cutting demos for both showroom machines and technical workshops/open houses, as well as troubleshoot machine functions and Matsuura software.

Bruegger earned a Machine Tool Diploma and CNC Programming Certificate from St. Paul Technical College.

“Building on our dedication to customer service, Matsuura will continue to grow in our capabilities and maintain our status as the industry leader in 5-axis, vertical, horizontal, linear motor, multi-tasking CNC machine tools,” Buboltz explained.

At Matsuura USA, customers receive instant access to Matsuura’s service program. Matsuura Machinery USA’s comprehensive distributor network located throughout the United States provides complete service and a dependable, immediate response to keep machines running to their fullest potential.

Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc. recognizes interruptions to production have a significant impact on our customers’ productivity and profits.  Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc. has an expansive inventory of original, factory authorized parts on the shelf.  Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc. guarantees the availability of most parts.

Whether by phone, fax or e-mail, Matsuura machine tool service specialists are available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week to advise and assist you in answering questions regarding the operation of your Matsuura machine tools. Matsuura’s service team will address your needs quickly and professionally, and work with you to maximize your machine’s uptime to reduce total ownership costs.

“At Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc., we stand behind every machine with our name on it, and we stand with your local distributor.  Our distributors are selected for their commitment to our customers.  Call, fax, or e-mail your local distributor when you need parts or service,” Buboltz concluded.

Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc., located in St. Paul, MN is the U.S. subsidiary of Matsuura Machinery Corporation in Japan. Since 1935, Matsuura has been the forerunner in designing innovative technology and manufacturing solutions to a variety of industries around the globe. Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc. delivers unmatched excellence in 5-axis, vertical, horizontal, linear motor, multi-tasking CNC machine tools and machines with a powder bed metal AM platform with machining capability. Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc. provides the service, applications and technical field support that have always been the Matsuura standard for business.

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