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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

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

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

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

Sumitomo Heavy Industries Ltd acquires Lafert Group

Sumitomo Heavy Industries Ltd and it´s division Power Transmission and control announces the acquisition of Lafert Group, European leader in the design and production of electric motors and drivers customized for industrial use. Lafert closed 2017 with a turnover of 150 million Euro, over 9% more than 2016 and an EBITDA margin above 10%; revenues of the first quarter 2018 were 17% above previous year.

May 25, 2018

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

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