Methods Machine Tools Inc. announced the appointment of James “Steve” Previti as Yasda product manager. Mr. Previti will create and execute the North American sales strategy for Methods’ new line of machines. Yasda Precision Tools is considered the elite Japanese builder of machining centers and jig borers.
“Steve is a great addition to the Methods’ team,” says Bryon Deysher, president & CEO of Methods Machine Toolsl Inc. “He has more than 16 years experience in the machine tool industry. In addition, he is well known in markets ideally suited for Yasda.”
“The need for more efficient ways to machine exceptional, high quality parts is increasing as manufacturers in segments such as aerospace, die/mold and automotive, are demanding tighter tolerances combined with shortened cycle times,” Mr. Previti says. “We expect this trend to continue over the next several decades, and Yasda precision machine tools are well positioned to meet this challenge for OEMs and job shops.”
Prior to his position as regional sales manager for Mitsui Seiki, Mr. Previti was a sales engineer at Able Machine Tools Inc. for many years. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland College Park.