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Bystronic Canada has added André Belisle to its Canadian division as direct sales engineer.

Belisle will serve the company’s growing customer base in Eastern Quebec and the Maritimes.

Belisle has a strong technical and sales background, having built his career as a sales engineer in industrial vision systems, robotics and automation, and earning a reputation for being a strong customer advocate. Belisle joins Bystronic as the company looks to increase its territory coverage in Eastern Quebec and the Maritimes.

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