Biesse adds advanced materials division

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Biesse America and Canada, a provider of CNC manufacturing equipment, has formed an advanced materials division to serve the growing demand for CNC machines used to fabricate plastics, composites and non-ferrous metals.

Biesse also appointed Chris Plouff to lead sales and product management for the advanced materials division.

Plouff brings 30 years experience to the role. He will establish relationships with and serve companies that machine and finish advanced materials used in finished products and subassemblies found in aerospace, rail transportation, architectural, industrial, automotive, consumer electronics, medical and scientific equipment. Plouff will help steer the adaptation and development of Biesse machinery to better meet the needs of these segments and their applications, according to a company news release.

"We have formed an advanced materials division to serve the needs for a growing demand in equipment used to machine a wide range of advanced materials. Mr. Plouff brings a wealth of contacts and practical experience in selling to and serving manufacturing companies and suppliers - particularly aerospace companies. Mr. Plouff worked for Biesse several years ago and has returned to our organization because of recent advancements in our product offering that made Biesse and its partner/company offerings particularly well-suited to advanced materials industries. He will recommend solutions, make technical presentations, provide practical training and demonstrations and service key customers." says Federico Broccoli, president and CEO of Biesse America and Canada.

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