Andre Ey joins Makino as Vice President of Die Mold Technologies



Will help increase emphasis on Makino’s Die Mold Group

AUBURN HILLS, MI--September 2007-- Makino is pleased to announce the addition of Andre Ey to the Die Mold Technologies Group. Ey brings a wealth of experience in the machine tool industry and will serve to strengthen Makino’s role as a Die Mold process leader.

“Andre’s position will focus on both the business execution and the strategic goals of our Die Mold Group,” said Don Lane, CEO of Makino. “His experience and abilities will serve Makino well.”

Andre Ey has 18 years experience as a senior executive at global manufacturers, both in management and marketing. His leadership has shown an ability to create and execute strategic plans, drive business growth, and boost revenues and profitability.

“I’m excited to work with Makino’s world-renowned engineers and technology,” said Ey. “In the coming years, I hope to further Makino’s strength in the die/mold market, bringing a hands-on approach to the business.”

Ey earned his MBA from Michigan State University in 1996, and holds a Bachelor in Mechanical and Manufacturing engineering from Fachhochschule of Dortmond, Germany.

About Makino
A world leader in advanced CNC machining centers, Makino provides a wide range of high-precision metal-cutting and EDM machinery, including horizontal machining centers, vertical machining centers, 5-axis machining centers, graphite machining centers, and wire and Ram EDMs. Our flexible automation solutions provide reduced labor costs and increased throughput in a variety of production volumes and designs. With Makino engineering services, we offer industry leading expertise for even the most challenging applications across all industries. For more information call 1.800.552.3288, or visit

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