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Matsuura Machinery Expands Territory for Yamazen

Yamazen now represents Matsuura machine tools in 24 states, including a new “Yamazen South Region.”


Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc. (St. Paul, MN) has expanded the territory of Yamazen, Inc. (Schaumburg, IL), which now represents their machine tools in 24 states, including Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Florida (Panhandle only), Georgia, Northern Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Northern Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and eastern Wisconsin.

“Yamazen has more than 50 years in business and commands such a comprehensive knowledge of the marketplace,” said David Hudson, the vice president of Matsuura Machinery USA. “They will now cover 24 states in whole or part for us. This enormous commitment reflects the level of significance both companies place on the continued strength and success of our partnership. It’s with great pleasure that we expand on an already successful relationship with them. This new territory will comprise the “Yamazen South Region.” Yamazen, Inc. currently has offices in Knoxville, TN, and Roswell, GA.

Yamazen, Inc. is a specialized global trading company with a strong focus on the distribution of machine tools and other industrial and engineering equipment. They supports their products with extensive manufacturing and logistics expertise to maximize positive impact on the operations of its customers. “We are extremely pleased to make this announcement,” added Jim Hansen, the chief operating officer and executive vice president of Yamazen Inc. “We see tremendous opportunity with this territory expansion and have been working towards extending our sales and support with Matsuura, and this expansion confirms the commitment between our companies.”

Yamazen, Inc. recently celebrated their 50th anniversary in the U.S., 20 years after their parent company, Yamazen Corporation (Osaka, Japan) was founded in 1947. Today, Yamazen has 135 employees nationwide, with 12 support and technical centers in five regions that service the entire U.S. “We look forward to working with our colleagues at Yamazen, Inc., a company that shares our desire to provide strong customer relationships through exceptional service and superior support. This expansion adds to the incredible foundation we have built in nearly five years and allows us to advance and broaden our industry presence, while providing manufacturing solutions to our customers,” noted Hudson.


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