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William M Lechler, Former President of SMA Passes

Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America is deeply saddened by the recent passing of William Mervin Lechler, past President. Mr. Lechler.

August 7, 2017

Interview with Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America Vice President & CFO – Nathan Flora

Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America (SMA), part of Sumitomo Drive Technologies, announced Nathan Flora as Vice President & CFO January 1, 2017. Mr. Flora previously served as the Director of Finance. Mr. Flora provides leadership and direction for corporate budgeting, financial reporting, internal audit, taxation, and capital investments. Over the past six months, he has settled into his role and is looking forward to continuing to new opportunities for growth and further improvement.

June 29, 2017

SMA Organizational Changes

Beginning of 2017, there will be a new SMA Leadership Team structure that will guide this organization moving forward. The concept is to have key management representation from each functional area of our business working together on a regular basis to identify and address issues and opportunities as they arise.

January 3, 2018

Sandeep Thube - Certified Vibration Analyst

September 2017, Sandeep V. Thube has become a Certified Vibration Analyst (Cat. II) Passing Examination conducted by Vibration Institute

December 14, 2017

SMA Opens GB Center of Excellence in Verona, VA

On May 17th, 2018, Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America officially opened the doors on its newly constructed Gearbox (GB) Center of Excellence located in Verona, VA. This facility represents a $1.2 million investment.

May 17, 2018

Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America Announces their $10 Million Expansion to Chesapeake Headquarters

Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America to create 26 new jobs, expand manufacturing operation

January 18, 2018

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