Tokyo, Japan (March 3, 2014) — Mr. Katsu Matsuura, President of Matsuura Machinery Corporation was recently honored during the U.S. Ambassador’s Reception for SELECT USA at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo, Japan. 

F. Michael Langley, President of Minneapolis St. Paul Regional Economic Development Partnership, presented Mr. Matsuura with a one-of-a-kind embroidered Minnesota Twins jersey, an exclusive St. Paul Guidebook and a poignant Letter of Appreciation.

Langley thanked Mr. Matsuura for his continued investment in the collective future of Matsuura Machinery Corporation and the community.

“Your recently opened Matsuura Machinery USA facility, located in St. Paul, Minnesota, will extend your global leadership in manufacturing technology, driven by the unrivaled innovation of Matsuura and its talented employees,” said Langley.

Caroline Kennedy, the U.S. Ambassador to Japan also presented Mr. Matsuura with a distinctive SELECT USA Booklet as part of the prestigious ceremony.

SELECT USA is an organization created to showcase the United States as the world’s premier business location and to complement the activities of the individual states to attract investment and increase employment.

The Minnesota Twins jersey, St. Paul Guidebook and Letter of Appreciation are on display in the 38,000 sq. ft. Matsuura Machinery USA facility in St. Paul.

 “We look forward to working with John Schwartz and the entire Matsuura Machinery USA Team for many years to come. On behalf of the business, government and institutional leaders of the Minneapolis-St. Paul Region of Minnesota, I want to express our sincere appreciation,” Langley said.


Image from left to right: Mr. Katsu Matsuura, President of Matsuura Machinery Corporation; Ambassador Vinai Thummalapally, SELECT USA Executive Director, Mrs. Matsuura, Ambassador Caroline Kennedy, and Mr. F. Michael Langley, President of Minneapolis St. Paul regional Economic Development partnership.

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