Kitagawa NorthTech, Inc. announced that Shaun Thomas has joined the company as Senior Manager of Engineering & Manufacturing. In his position for the workholding company, Shaun will be instrumental in managing all design, engineering, and manufacturing processes.
Thomas comes to Kitagawa NorthTech with over 13 years of direct workholding industry experience. Prior to joining Kitagawa NorthTech, Thomas spent over a decade with workholding manufacturer SMW Autoblok, serving in various manufacturing and engineering capacities as well as estimating custom engineered projects. He began his career as design engineer for the company. After graduate studies and earning his Master's in Business Administration (MBA), Thomas was then promoted to Engineering Supervisor at Autoblok.
On joining Kitagawa NorthTech, Thomas stated: "Kitagawa has one of the most respected names in the workholding business with superior engineering, workmanship and quality. With their great legacy in power chucks combined with their new innovative family of automation products, custom engineered workholding solutions and steady rests, I look forward to being an integral part of the company's future."