To meet the demands of its rapidly expanding market in the American Northeast, Mazak Corporation has hired a new account manager, Andrew Bagley, a seasoned mechanical engineer and machine tool expert. In his new position, Bagley will manage and direct the sales of Mazak's full suite of machine tools, from productivity-improving multi-tasking solutions to automated manufacturing systems for Done-in-One unattended part production, in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. In support of the company's ongoing commitment to customer education and support, Bagley will also provide after-sale technical support and provide educational presentations about the technical features of Mazak machines. Bagley has extensive machine tool experience, having previously worked as a service engineer and metrologist, and has been recognized for the development of lean manufacturing processes and educational and training efforts for several leading manufacturers. "Andrew has excellent experience in the industry and has proven to be a true team leader when it comes to customer service, training and support," said Steve Wilkins, regional manager of the Northeast region for Mazak. "We're excited to have him as a member of our team and another resource for our valued customers." Bagley attended the University of New Haven where he studied mechanical engineering and has advanced in the field, from a machine technician and designer to service engineer responsible for company-wide training and installation, repairs, customer support and part programming for ultra-precision equipment.