FRANKLIN LAKES, NJ–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mr. Hiroyuki “Roy” Kawakami has been promoted to President of Mitsui Seiki Kogyo, Ltd., the parent company of Mitsui Seiki USA, Inc. Mr. Kawakami has served Mitsui Seiki for over 40 years.
Mr. Kawakami first joined the parent company in 1981 after earning a Bachelor of Commerce degree. He rose through the corporate ranks in various sales and management positions within the US subsidiary, including Vice President in 1994 and President in 2003. He returned to the Japanese headquarters in 2006 and served several leadership positions at Mitsui Seiki Kogyo since then. Most recently, he was Senior Managing Director.
“It is a sincere honor for me to lead Mitsui Seiki during this exciting time in manufacturing,” said Mr. Kawakami. “Technology is changing rapidly and the industrial revolution surrounding automation and software is particularly interesting and challenging. We will adhere to our fundamental principles of building the most accurate CNC machine tools available on the market today and tomorrow. At the same time, we meet the needs of our most advanced customers to promote and deliver the automation and data connection architecture that is driving the industry.
For more information, contact Mitsui Seiki USA, Inc., (201) 337-1300, or visit www.mitsuiseiki.com.
About Mitsui Seiki
Mitsui Seiki offers a full range of metal cutting machines ranging from boring and grinding machines to horizontal and vertical machining centers and 5-axis machining centers that support the world’s major industries. Mitsui Seiki USA combines engineering, sales support, service and parts responsibilities with a strong network of distributors spanning North America.