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Mitsui Seiki Kogyo president on what's driving the industry and the company forward

Kinichi Kato has been with Mitsui Seiki for 40 years, having joined the company in 1979 as an assembly engineer

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Kinichi Kato was recently named president of Mitsui Seiki Kogyo, the parent company of Mitsui Seiki USA. Kato has been with Mitsui Seiki for 40 years, having joined the company in 1979 as an assembly engineer. He went from engineering assignments to management positions in production, machine tool sales, service, and business planning. He became director/general manager of the machine tool division production department in 2011 and was named a managing director in 2013 and a senior managing director in 2014. He most recently worked in business planning development, in charge of ISO certification and management.Kato replaces Okuda Tetsuji, who has led Mitsui Seiki Kogyo…

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