Nick Plourde has been promoted to fabrication division project specialist at MC Machinery Systems in Elk Grove Village, Ill.
Plourde joined MC Machinery as a laser applications engineer in Toronto in 2019. With a background in audio engineering, he also has worked with MC Machinery’s marketing team to develop product and case study videos.
In his new role, Plourde will continue to assist with marketing videos, along with collaborating on research and development and sales strategies for new software, five-axis lasers and laser automation. MC Machinery launched its first five-axis laser, the Mitsubishi FV fiber laser, at FABTECH 2023 in September. This new high-performance laser features the fastest processing in Mitsubishi Electric’s history.
“Nick has been a major part of our growth in Canada and success in the United States,” said MC Machinery Systems Fabrication Division Vice President of Sales Shane Herendeen. “He will now work even more closely with our sales team and factory on customer-focused software, automation and multi-axis laser solutions.”
MC Machinery Systems is a North American supplier and servicer of lasers, press brakes, wire EDMs, sinker EDMs, milling, high-speed VMC, automation equipment and consumable products. It is headquartered near Chicago and has technology centers in Canada, California, New Jersey, Texas, North Carolina and Mexico. A subsidiary of the Mitsubishi Corporation, MC Machinery serves industries including aerospace, mold and die, job shops, medical and energy.
Visit www.mcmachinery.com for more information.