DULUTH, GA - SCM Group, leading Italian manufacturer of high technology equipment for woodworking, finishing, plastic, stone and glass application, has announced Max Salmi as Marketing Operation Manager for North America and the Mexico territory.

Max joins SCM Group with over eighteen years in the marketing and visual communication fields, five of which was spent marketing high technology equipment for an Italian woodworking machinery manufacturer. Max’s expertise in developing, maintaining, marketing, and supporting relationships within the distribution channel, service providers and sales group will be a key factor for the future growth of SCM Group North America.

“There are strong signs that the industry is finally recovering from the recession; and I believe that Max’s great knowledge of all the newest technological trends, strategic branding, and marketing will be the key support to our success” said John Gangone, President of SCM Group North America. “We are very pleased to have Max aboard with our group. I am sure that his commitment to customer support and satisfaction will be a great asset to SCM Group North America.”

In his role, Max will also be responsible of planning and managing trade shows and open houses for the SCM Premium and Industrial lines of product.

To contact Max, please call (770) 813-7874 or email msalmi@scmgroup.com.

About SCM Group S.p.A
Founded in 1952 in Rimini, Italy, SCM Group S.p.A is the leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of innovative and technologically advanced solutions for woodworking, glass, stone, plastic, metals and composite materials. SCM Group’s line of products range from the "Classic" entry-level manual equipment to the turnkey fully-automated "Industrial" solution, and all products use the best Italian components possessing the renowned “Made in Italy” high level of quality and control. With headquarters in Rimini, SCM Group operates through 27 production facilities located throughout Italy and 22 foreign subsidiaries with a total workforce of 3,800 employees. Using an extensive distribution network, SCM Group exports over 70% of its production, covering 120 countries through subsidiaries, distributors and agents. The SCM Group North American presence is comprised of woodworking divisions SCM Group USA (Duluth, GA) and SCM Group Canada (Toronto, ON), together with the company’s stone, glass, metal and advanced materials division CMS Industries (Caledonia, MI).

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