Duluth, GA & Rimini, Italy - The SCM Group, manufacturing and distributing leaders in technologically advanced woodworking solutions, announces the promotion of Max Salmi to Corporate Communications Manager, and the addition of Monica Yano as Marketing Operations Manager.

Prior to his appointment, Mr. Salmi served as Marketing Operations Manager for the SCM Group North America, developing marketing programs and customer events to drive revenue and market share growth. In his new role, he leads the global SCM Group marketing communications strategy and implementation from the corporate headquarters in Rimini, Italy. Mr.Salmi brings a wealth of expertise to the role with more than 18 years in marketing and visual communications.

Ms. Yano joins the SCM Group North America marketing team leveraging more than a decade of business to business technology marketing experience. With her tenure focused on lead generation and digital marketing, Ms. Yano is tasked with growing demand and online exposure, and extending communications and industry prominence in North America.

“SCM Group is dedicated to continuing increase of market share and accelerating revenue growth,” John Gangone, President of SCM Group North America commented. “The dynamics of this expanded, multi-talented marketing team further strengthens our ability to communicate with our customers and prospects, having a tremendous positive impact on our growth plans this year and into the future. I am confident the expertise and initiative of these new appointees reflect the SCM Group core values: Passion, Technology, and Performance.”


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 (Mississauga, ON), together with the company’s stone, glass, metal and advanced materials division CMS Industries (Caledonia, MI).

Source: SCM Group

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