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SW North America, Inc. Opens Canton Technical Center to Increase Sales and Support Existing North American Customers

CANTON, MI -- (Marketwired) -- 07/09/14 -- SW North America, Inc., a leading manufacturer of precision metalworking production machines, today announced it has opened its new North American sales and technical center to better serve and support its customers. The new Canton Technical Center is located at 40615 Koppernick Road, Canton, Mich. 48187-4280.

Located in the Detroit metropolitan area, the new office allows SW North America, Inc. to expand its foothold in the growing automotive market while increasing its customer base in the industrial, aerospace and defense, alternative energy, transportation, consumer products, and medical sectors.

The office is being led by Mark Reichenbacher, president & CEO, a 20-year industry veteran with management positions at various manufacturing companies. Prior to joining SW North America, Inc., he held various senior management positions at Grede Holdings LLC, ThyssenKrupp Waupaca, and Metaldyne.

"We will provide our U.S. and Canadian customers with the same level of service and support that our European customers have enjoyed from our home office," said Reichenbacher. "The Canton Technical Center provides a total solutions approach to the North American market. That includes turnkey sales, service, spare parts and project engineering."

SW North America, Inc. Opens Canton Technical Center

In conjunction with the new office, the company hired James Campbell as vice president of sales. Campbell has more than 30 years of sales and management experience, including senior leadership positions at The Cross Company, Giddings & Lewis, Future Tool & Machine Company, and Tri-Way Manufacturing Technologies Corp.

"We plan to aggressively build up our sales and marketing presence in North America," said Campbell. "In fact, we have already established contracts with both American, Canadian, and other multinational companies."

About SW North America, Inc.
SW North America, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Schwäbische Werkzeugmaschinen GmbH, Schramberg-Waldmössingen, Germany. SW is a designer and manufacturer of high-precision multi-spindle horizontal machining centers and manufacturing solutions for the metalworking industry. The company specializes in providing solutions for machining high volume, prismatic components utilizing their 4 & 5 axis multi-spindle technologies. SW serves customers in the industrial, aerospace and defense, alternative energy, transportation, consumer products, and medical sectors. In addition to the main facility in Germany, the company operates two technical centers that include sales, engineering, service and spare parts. One location is in Canton, Michigan that serves the North American market; the other is the soon-to-open facility in Suzhou, China that will support the Asian market. Additionally, SW has sales offices in fifteen other countries worldwide. More than 2,250 SW machines and manufacturing solutions are running successfully in multi-shift operations in 40 countries around the world. For further information, see http://www.sw-machines.com/en/sw-worldwide/.

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