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Next Wave Automation hires new president

Rudy Simondi

Rudy Simondi

Rudy Simondi joins Next Wave Automation as president to lead the company along with CEO and founder, Tim Owens.

“We’re really excited to have Rudy on board to help lead the Next Wave team,” Owens said in a statement. “His experience makes him the perfect choice as we continue to grow and expand.”

Simondi joins Next Wave Automation after spending most of his career overseeing operations and sales at a variety of companies, including 10 years at Acme Tools, as well as at Rockler, Select Comfort and PetSmart.

“Next Wave Automation is an exciting place to be,” said Simondi. “It’s a rapidly growing company with a strong history of innovation, and we’ve got an exciting new product pipeline with impressive growth possibilities across multiple channels.”

Next Wave Automation manufactures a full line of CNC machines and accessories for hobbyists, makers and small wood shops.

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