Antoine will be working alongside our distributors to educate customers about the innovative technologies and advantages of Okuma machine tools
Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) November 11, 2015
Okuma America Corporation, a world leader in CNC machine tool manufacturing, is pleased to announce that Antoine Johnson has joined the company’s sales team in the role of Sales Engineer. He is responsible for supporting regional sales and Okuma distribution partner Gosiger.
Johnson previously held positions in sales, service and management. He has several years of experience in the manufacturing industry and extensive working knowledge of assembly and service, project management, engineering and sales.
“We are pleased to have Antoine join Okuma. He has numerous awards for his sales accomplishments and has a real passion for our industry and a desire to make a difference in it. He’ll be working alongside our distributors to educate customers about the innovative technologies and advantages of Okuma machine tools,” says Tim Thiessen, Vice President of Sales for Okuma America Corporation.
Johnson holds an Associate’s of Applied Science degree in Computer Aided Drafting and Design from SUNY Dehli Tech and expects to finish his CMTSE (Certified Manufacturing Technology Sales Engineer) certification in March. He will be based in Charlotte, NC.
About Okuma America Corporation
Okuma America Corporation is the U.S.-based sales and service affiliate of Okuma Corporation, a world leader in CNC (computer numeric control) machine tools, founded in 1898 in Nagoya, Japan. The company is the industry’s only single-source provider, with the CNC machine, drive, motors, encoders, and spindle all manufactured by Okuma. The company also designs their own CNC controls to integrate seamlessly with each machine tool’s functionality. In 2014 Okuma launched the Okuma App Store, the industry’s only centralized online marketplace for machine tool apps and related content. Along with its extensive distribution network (largest in the Americas), and Partners in THINC, Okuma is committed to helping users gain competitive advantage through the open possibilities of machine tools, today and into the future. For more information, visit http://www.okuma.com or follow us on Facebook or Twitter @OkumaAmerica.