akhurst logoClick image to enlargeAkhurst Machinery has been announced as the new Western Canadian dealer for MC Machinery Systems lasers, laser automation, press brakes and shears.

Akhurst will distribute MC Machinery’s line of Mitsubishi lasers and laser automation in British Columbia and Alberta. It will distribute Mitsubishi press brakes and shears across Western Canada including British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

“We are excited to be partnering with MC Machinery to expand their extensive line of machinery into Western Canada,” said Akhurst Vice President of Sales Graham Akhurst. “For over 80 years, our goal at Akhurst has been to provide our customers with solutions to their manufacturing challenges. We look forward to working closely with MC Machinery and our customers to providing them with the latest in fabrication technology.”

MC Machinery Systems is a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corp.

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