Makino Names Guitrau Western Regional Manager


Heads Up Regional EDM Sales Group

MASON, OH – June 2006 – E. Bud Guitrau has joined the growing staff of Makino as Western Regional Sales Manager for the EDM Group. Guitrau began his manufacturing engineering career with a four-year apprenticeship when he was a teenager. He then spent 20 years on the bench as a journeyman tool, die and mold maker before moving into business and management. 

Guitrau is a technical writer, and has authored "The EDM Handbook" and the EDM section of "Machinery ’s Handbook." He is the recipient of numerous education and engineering awards, and is an elected Fellow and Life Member of the prestigious Institute for the Advancement of Engineering. 

Well-known on the speaking circuit and for his technical articles in EDM Today magazine, Guitrau is a welcome addition to Makino’s EDM team. His EDM expertise will greatly enhance Makino’s sales and customer support, and he will be an integral part of Makino’s continued growth and success.