St. Paul, MN (July 10, 2019) — Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc. announces the addition of Odwain McKenzie to the Matsuura LUMEX Team.

McKenzie joins the team as a Matsuura LUMEX Service Engineer and will support Matsuura customers in the operation and troubleshooting of the Matsuura LUMEX Series product line for machine software, machining applications, cutting conditions and control functions.

The Matsuura LUMEX Series combines selective laser sintering (SLS) along with high speed milling (HSM) commonly called Hybrid AM. Matsuura’s unique combination of technology platforms enables the production of parts and component geometries in a method that has never been possible nor imagined. These unique machines manufacture highly complex integrated parts and molds in shapes and configurations that were once impossible using traditional milling methods.

“Odwain joins our team with many years of hands-on manufacturing experience and is an accomplished, detail-oriented Engineer, passionate about advancing additive manufacturing technologies,” said Tom Houle, Director, Matsuura LUMEX, NA, Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc.

McKenzie previously held positions in service engineering roles and has comprehensive technical experience, industry expertise and proficiency in establishing solutions for customer challenges.

Currently pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration from Strayer University, he has completed numerous industry certifications including GD&T, Lean 6 Sigma, CQS, 5S, and others.

McKenzie is a US Marine Corps Veteran, achieving rank of Corporal, and earned the following honors: Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Afghanistan Campaign Medal with two Bronze Stars; Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal; Sea Service Deployment Ribbon; National Defense Service Medal; and NATO-ISAF Medal Afghanistan.

While serving in the US Military, McKenzie expanded multilateral relations with American and Afghanistan Forces to strengthen security and partnership.

“Odwain’s strong customer service skills and experience working directly with customers to provide troubleshooting, installation, and quality control while delivering quality results within numerous industries, make him an asset in the service of the Matsuura LUMEX products,” Houle added.

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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