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Kitagawa-NorthTech Hires Engineer for Custom Workholding Design, Manufacturing

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Shaun Thomas has some 13 years of workholding-industry experience.


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Kitagawa NorthTech Inc. (Schaumburg, Illinois) has hired Shaun Thomas as senior manager of engineering and manufacturing. In his position for the workholding company, Mr. Thomas will be instrumental in managing all design, engineering and manufacturing processes.

Mr. Thomas has over 13 years of workholding-industry experience. He previously worked for SMW Autoblok in various manufacturing and engineering capacities as well as estimating custom engineered projects.

In his role, Mr. Thomas will also support Kitagawa NorthTech’s in-house Productivity Team, which is responsible for designing, engineering and manufacturing custom workholding and other integrated products and solutions. Their ranges of custom workholding services include engineered workholding for turning, prismatic milling applications, automation solutions and steady rests. 


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