As part of the company’s recent realignment of key Salespeople, Andy Pennington has been hired to add to the Star CNC Machine Tools Corps. already impressive list of associates as a Regional Sales Manager. Mr. Pennington has the responsibility for expanding sales, as well as assisting the current dealer network in the States of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, NorthCarolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware. Already an Industry leader, the Star CNC “Swiss style” sliding headstock CNC lathes are capable of machining with or without the help of a guide bushing.
Mr. Pennington most recently served in a similar role for 14 years as a Regional Sales Manager for CAMPAT Machine Tool Inc, a Machine Tool Importer and Dealer from Plano, TX, Chicago, IL and Clearwater Florida. Prior to CAMPAT, Andy was a Regional and National Sales Manager for Hydromat/Edge Technologies for 18 years in St. Louis, MO. A productivity solutions provider to the precision metal cutting marketplace. After graduating from Iowa State University (Ames, IA), in 1988 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology, Pennington joined Hydromat Inc. in St. Louis, MO as a Sales Engineer and journeyed throughout the company in an extensive machining program.
Andy Pennington’s most recent duty was to startup a new CAMPAT Machine Tool dealership in Clearwater, Florida covering their lines of equipment for the entire state and Puerto Rico. Along with starting the 2000sqft facility. Andy also helped hire salespeople and service staff. Andy has been a full-time resident of Florida since moving there in July of 2013.
“Andy’s strong technical skills and Swiss-type bar/applications background will be a big benefit to our position in the Southeast USA. His ability to bring solutions to customers and dealers alike has won him many lifelong peers in the industry”. “This hire will especially strengthen our sales efforts in the state of Florida” … said Ed Garber – Star CNC NationalSales Manager.