SMTCL-Americas Partners with West Coast Customs

Machine Tools and Custom Cars

Burbank, CA January 30, 2015- SMTCL-Americas joins in a partnership with West Coast Customs.

SMTCL is working with Ryan Friedlinghaus and West Coast Customs by supplying a machine to do precision CNC metal cutting in their shop. The machine that SMTCL will be providing is a VMC2100B Vertical Machining Center, which will allow West Coast Customs to create customized wheels and body parts without going to an outside source. This partnership will also allow SMTCL customers to receive their own West Coast Custom Edition of a VMC2100B. "We're excited to be able to work with SMTCL and can't wait to see what we are capable of by using this great machine" explains Friedlinghaus.

Ryan Friedlinghaus founded West Coast Customs in 1993, where he began creating customized high-end vehicles by doing creative modifications. West Coast Customs and Mr. Friedlinghaus were first put in the spotlight on MTV's, Pimp My Ride. Their redesigned cars with unusual features drew the attention of a mass audience and celebrities across the nation. After the show ended, fans wanted to see more, and West Coast Customs was happy to deliver with a new show on Fox Sports. On the new show Ryan and his crew develop unique custom cars for celebrities including Sylvester Stallone, Justin Bieber, and will.I.Am. To see how machining and custom cars work together watch West Coast Customs show on Fox Sports, Sunday nights at 7PST and 10ET.

SMTCL is a subsidiary of SYMG, the largest Machine Tool Manufacturer in the world producing 80,000 Machine Tools each year and with revenues of $2.9 Billion. SMTCL has over 300 products including CNC Boring Mills, Vertical Turning Centers, Vertical Machining Centers, Horizontal Turning Centers, Horizontal Machining Centers, Gantry Type Machining Centers, Pipe Threading Machines and Tapping Centers. SMTCL also makes Conventional Lathes, Boring Mills, and Radial Drills. SMTCL has design centers and multiple factories in Germany and China. SMTCL-Americas headquarters are located in the City of Industry, California. Through a network of 15 Distributors in the US, Canada, and Mexico, SMTCL-Americas provides local service and support to customers in a variety of industries including Aerospace, Defense, Medical, Automotive, Electronics, and Job Shop.