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Matsuura Machinery Announces Personnel Appointments

Shannon Collett

Cassandra Yanke

Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc. has selected Shannon Collett as the company's Matsuura LUMEX Administrator and Cassandra Yanke as Logistics and Project Manager.

"With the surge in demand for Matsuura's LUMEX Hybrid Additive Manufacturing Technology, we continue to add to our knowledgeable and educated team of professionals. Shannon has extensive experience in inventory control, accounting, finance and customer relations. Her proficiency will help us more efficiently manage our Additive Manufacturing Center Operations, maintain accurate accounting of our material usage and manage our inventory of Consumable Tooling," said Tom Houle, Director, Matsuura LUMEX, NA, Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc.

Collett graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stout, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.

The Matsuura LUMEX Series combines selective laser sintering (SLS) along with high speed milling (HSM) commonly called Hybrid AM. The series, manufactured for more than 10 years, is now offered in North America with sales and technical support provided by Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc.

In her new role, Cassandra Yanke will maintain responsibility for ensuring the availability of Matsuura machinery for the U.S. market. She will continue to optimize the Matsuura supply chain by closely managing the logistics process.

"At Matsuura USA, great customer service is our utmost priority. Cassie's promotion will continue to preserve Matsuura's critical delivery process as she is a master of multitasking," said Brad Baker, VP Finance & Administration for Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc.

Yanke will facilitate the exchange of Matsuura machine orders from the initial sale to customer delivery, closely aligning with Matsuura's sales and technical departments and serving as the liaison between Matsuura shipping and receiving vendors.

Yanke recently celebrated five years of service with Matsuura USA, where she previously served as logistics manager and contract administrator. She has also held positions in accounting.

Yanke earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the Minnesota School of Business.

For more information contact:

Matsuura Machinery USA

325 Randolph Ave., Ste. 100

St. Paul, MN 55102

800-518-4584 / 651-289-9700

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