Wood Dale, IL – MC Machinery Systems Inc. is pleased to welcome Richard Chesnut in his new role as West Regional Direct Sales Manager–Press Brake. He is a proven professional, with more than 15 years of experience in the manufacturing and sheet metal fabrication industry, including service, sales, and manufacturing operations.
“Throughout my years in the manufacturing industry I have always been aware of Mitsubishi’s commitment to excellence for all manufacturing customers,” Chesnut says. “I’m excited to be a part of this team, and hope to bring a fresh, high-performance, lean manufacturing offering to our customers throughout the region.”
Chesnut comes to MC Machinery after filling various roles, including Field Service Engineer (press brake and laser), Laser Service Manager, and Regional Sales Manager, at Cincinnati Incorporated, Harrison, Ohio.
Prior to that, he worked as a Manufacturing/Facility Manager at RH Peterson, City of Industry, Calif., where he directly managed daily operations in Maintenance, Fabrication, and Robot/ Weld Departments. Chesnut holds a BS/BM form the University of Phoenix, and had served 12 years in the US Navy as a nuclear mechanic.
“Rich comes to us with a unique blend of experience, both in the realities of manufacturing and fabrication, and in the right way to treat people and do business,” Says Bill Isaac, vice president of sales and marketing, laser/press brake. “We think he’ll be able to hit the ground running and provide the very best of service to our partners in his region.