Murata Machinery, USA Appoints Rick Dorman as North American Sales Manager, Fabrication Division
CHARLOTTE (March 14, 2012) – Murata Machinery USA, Inc. has appointed Rick Dorman as North American Sales Manager for the Fabrication Division. In his new position, Dorman will oversee all sales activities in North America. Rick has been with Murata Machinery for 3+ years and previously held the position of Western Regional Sales Manager for Murata Machinery USA.
A 35+ year veteran of the sheet metal industry, prior to joining Murata, Dorman previously managed day-to-day operations for a fabricating manufacturer, defined and developed markets for new tooling products, and managed manufacturing nesting software projects.
Commenting on his new position, Dorman said, “Murata has a great product and sales team and I’m looking forward to taking on the challenge of developing new opportunities presented in the sheet metal fabrication industry.”
Charlotte-based Murata Machinery USA Inc. specializes in applications, service and sales of turret punch presses under the Muratec brand. Murata’s fabrication division, formerly Murata Wiedemann, supplies mechanical, servo- drive, laser hybrid and punch/plasma hybrid turret punch presses. The Muratec dealer network throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico also distributes and services a complete line of automated stockers, loaders, and sorting equipment.