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Matt Genovese Hired as Northeastern Regional Sales Manager

Matt Genovese Hired as Northeastern Regional Sales Manager

MATT GENOVESE JOINS KITAGAWA NORTHTECH AS NORTHEASTERN REGIONAL SALES MANAGER & PRODUCT MANAGER FOR MILLING & TURNING WORKHOLDING PRODUCTS Schaumburg, IL – June 29, 2020 – Kitagawa North-Tech, Inc., the most trusted name in Workholding, has announced Matt Genovese has joined the North American Workholding company as their Regional Sales Manager & Product Manager for [...]

Chuck Miller Joins Kitagawa NorthTech To Lead Their New Prismatic Workholding Unit

Chuck Miller Joins Kitagawa NorthTech To Lead Their New Prismatic Workholding Unit

Chuck Miller, Senior Manager, R&D and Stationary Workholding - Kitagawa NorthTech, Inc. Kitagawa North-Tech, Inc., the most trusted name in Workholding, has launched a new Prismatic Workholding Business Unit within the company. The new business unit will supply custom Prismatic Workholding to their North American customers. Chuck Miller joins Kitagawa NorthTech, Inc. (KNI) as their [...]

Kitagawa NorthTech Acquires Tecnara Tooling Systems’ Core Product Offerings

Kitagawa NorthTech Acquires Tecnara Tooling Systems’ Core Product Offerings

Kitagawa NorthTech, Inc., USA based Engineered Workholding manufacturer announced they have acquired Tecnara Tooling System’s principle product lines through strategic acquisition. The two specific product lines in the purchase included Kitagawa NC Rotary Tables and exclusive distribution rights to MST Yellow Angle Head products. The acquisition is effective April 1, 2020 and Kitagawa NorthTech will [...]

Complying with the State of Illinois Mandate, Kitagawa NorthTech will Remain Open as an Essential Business Throughout the COVID-19 Health Crisis

Complying with the State of Illinois Mandate, Kitagawa NorthTech will Remain Open as an Essential Business Throughout the COVID-19 Health Crisis

Illinois State Governor, JB Pritzker issued a “stay at home” order that became effective this past Saturday, March 21, 2020. According to the directive, only essential businesses will remain open. As a manufacturer and tooling supplier to key industries such as Medical, Defense and other commercial markets, KItagawa NorthTech, Inc. (KNI) is designated as an [...]

FREE Repair Evaluation Offer for Kitagawa Chucks and Cylinders…$600 Value!

FREE Repair Evaluation Offer for Kitagawa Chucks and Cylinders…$600 Value!

Kitagawa NorthTech Repair & Rebuild Services is now offering a Limited Time, FREE Evaluation offer for Kitagawa Chucks or Cylinders. Go to our web page for more details on the FREE Evaluation Service offer for Kitagawa Chucks and Cylinders only and a sign-up form for the service. https://kitagawa.us/services/repair-rebuild/free-evaluation/ Take advantage of this great offer and [...]

PW Engineered Workholding Solutions Video

PW Engineered Workholding Solutions Video

This is a Kitagawa NorthTech engineered solution utilizing a standard PW chuck, but with custom top tooling engineered in-house. The PW Chuck is our ball lock Chuck commonly used for gripping raw castings, forgings and other first operation work pieces. Here it is in the final stages of performance testing in our Schaumburg, IL facility, [...]

Introducing DKF Low Profile, Quick Change Collet Chucks

Introducing DKF Low Profile, Quick Change Collet Chucks

Schaumburg, IL – May 31, 2019 – Kitagawa NorthTech, Inc., global Workholding leader, and manufacturer of Custom Engineered Chucks and Workholding, Heavy Duty Oil & Gas Chucks, Large VTL Chucks and Face Plates, Steady Rests, introduces their new DKF Series of Low Profile, Collet Chucks. The DKF Low Profile Collet Chuck features a compact nose [...]

Shawn Luschei Promoted to VP of Sales & Marketing

Shawn Luschei Promoted to VP of Sales & Marketing

Shawn Luschei VP of Sales & Marketing Kitagawa NorthTech Mr. Shawn Luschei was promoted to Vice President Sales & Marketing for the company. Luschei worked for the company for 17 years from 1994 to 2011, and then rejoined the company in 2017 as Senior Sales Manager. In this new leadership role, Mr. Luschei will manage [...]

Ryosuke Yatsunami Promoted to Business Development Manager

Ryosuke Yatsunami Promoted to Business Development Manager

Previously serving as Inside Sales Manager for the company, Mr. Yatsunami has now been promoted to Business Development Manager. In this new position, Yatsunami will operate in a few different management and sales capacities. He will focus on supporting KNI’s strategic growth initiatives including, Rotary Table new product launches, key accounts management, while maintaining relationships [...]

Dale Anderson Promoted to Inside Sales Manager

Dale Anderson Promoted to Inside Sales Manager

Mr. Dale Anderson has been promoted to Inside Sales Manager at Kitagawa NorthTech, Inc. In his new role as Inside Sales Manager, Mr. Anderson will have direct responsibility for leading the Inside Sale sand Customer service teams for the company. Mr. Anderson worked for Kitagawa NorthTech previously for 9 years before returning to the company [...]

Valued Employee of 23 Years, Judy Kirscht Retires from Kitagawa NorthTech

Valued Employee of 23 Years, Judy Kirscht Retires from Kitagawa NorthTech

The mood at Kitagawa NorthTech today is happy and sad.  Sad that valued employee of 23 years, Judy Kirscht is retiring – and happy that she will enjoy her well deserved retirement. Joining the company in October of 1995, Judy has held various positions throughout her career, but most recently served as Customer Service Manager. [...]