St. Paul, MN (February 22, 2017) — Matsuura Machinery USA, an innovator in the development of high speed machining and the manufacture of automated, unmanned high accuracy CNC machine tools, announces the addition of Greg Hodges as a Matsuura Machinery USA Inc. Service Engineer.
Hodges joins Matsuura Machinery USA Inc. from Fuji Machine America Corporation in Vernon Hills Illinois where he served as CNC Field Service Engineer since 2014. He has previously served as Field Service Engineer for Mazak Corporation and Ellison Technologies Inc.
“Greg comes to Matsuura with a wide-ranging background in the CNC Machine Tool Industry. With his many years of machine tool experience, his in-depth knowledge of machine tool industry and his commitment to the customer, he will be a valuable asset to our ever-growing service network,” said a Matsuura Machinery USA Inc. Spokesperson.
Hodges will provide installation, troubleshooting maintenance and repair support on Matsuura machines and controls. He will also deliver comprehensive training to distributors and customers.
Hodges served in the U.S. Air Force for 10 years as an Aircraft Mechanic and Electronic Communications Cryptographic Repair Technician, where he later received an Honorary Discharge.
Hodges also earned an Associates of Science Degree, Professional Aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, FL.
“Greg is a welcome addition to our highly-proficient and knowledgeable Matsuura Machinery USA Inc. Service Team, who maintain and service our high-accuracy machining equipment,” the Matsuura Machinery USA Inc. Spokesperson added.
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.
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.