St. Paul, MN (November 24, 2015) — Matsuura Machinery USA announces the selection of Jim Shiner as VP Sales and Marketing.

As Matsuura USA’s VP Sales and Marketing, Shiner will be directly responsible for all sales and marketing activities at Matsuura. He will provide leadership to the Matsuura USA sales and marketing teams, develop new business opportunities, enhance distributor relationships and assist in providing customized solutions for our customers.

“As Matsuura Machinery USA continues to provide unparalleled and consistent service to our customers and vast distributor network, we continuously seek skilled individuals to join our innovative team of professionals,” said Matsuura USA President Craig St. John.

“Matsuura is experiencing immense growth and we pursue experienced, knowledgeable and motivated individuals as we seize opportunities in the industry,” St. John added

Shiner most recently held the position of General Manager of Operations at DMG/Mori Seiki USA, where he maintained responsibility for all phases of office operation, service, application engineering and order processing. Prior to his role as General Manager, he served as Regional Sales Manager at DMG/Mori Seiki USA.

Shiner also previously served as Director of Sales and Marketing, as well as General Manager of Systems Group and Midwest Regional Sales Manager for Doosan. Shiner holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Missouri in Columbia, MO.

“Shiner is a well-known figure in the machine tool industry with more than 34 years of experience.  His reputation for facilitating long term business relationships with customers and his strong winning attitude and personality are assets that will complement and enhance Matsuura USA’s ability to meet the needs of our customers, as we continue to provide premium machine tools and the most advanced machining technology available today,” St. John concluded.

Matsuura’s high-accuracy machining equipment, including multi-pallet and multi-tasking machine tools provides manufacturing solutions to a wide range of industries around the globe. The company’s automation capabilities and industry leading 5-Axis capabilities can simplify the production process, reduce cycle time and provide unmanned machining capabilities.

Matsuura Machinery USA provides full 5-axis, vertical and horizontal CNC machine tools and has been the forerunner in designing innovative technology for the manufacturing industry.

The company’s 40,000 sq. ft. facility in St. Paul, MN includes a large showroom and demonstration area, conference and training rooms, machine storage areas, accessories and spare parts, as well as administrative, service, and engineering application support.

Matsuura Machinery USA markets and supports Matsuura equipment users through local distributors, making certain that customers have the engineering and service support they require. 

Since 1935, Matsuura has been a leader in developing and manufacturing innovative machining equipment to ensure that manufacturing professionals always have the tools they need to create high quality parts. As the U.S. subsidiary of Matsuura Machinery Corporation in Japan, Matsuura USA provides the premium service, applications, and technical field support that have always been the Matsuura standard for business.

For more information on Matsuura products, contact:
Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc.                                                                
325 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55102
[email protected]