SMTCL Restructures Sales Team to Better Support Its North American Customers

CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA, February 17, 2017 - SMTCL USA Inc. announced today that effective March 1, 2017, Christopher Arce will be expanding his role as Distributor Support Representative with increased responsibility for serving SMTCL’s North American Distributors as a dedicated account representative to ensure that distributors are informed and their voices are heard. 

Additionally, Chad Turner’s role as Direct Sales Representative will also be expanded to cover the entire US division and he will now serve as the National Sales Representative. Chad will support the sales needs of SMTCL’s distributor network as well as continue to focus on direct customer sales.

Furthermore, Jerry McCarty, SMTCL’s previous Chief Operating Officer, will be stepping away from sales and will consult for the company’s public relations and business development opportunities “Jerry’s contributions to SMTCL have made remarkable progress toward the growth of the division and we are fortunate to work with him; he will always be a part of SMTCL” said Steven Zhao, Chief Executive Officer of SMTCL USA Inc.

SMTCL looks forward to continuing its US operations and working with their distributors and customers over to build on its success.

About SMTCL USA Inc.

SMTCL is 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 in Berlin, Germany and Shanghai, China as well as multiple factories in Germany and China. The SMTCL USA Technology Center is located in City of Industry, California and stocks machines, replacement parts, and accessories. 

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