Mark Rodighiero Appointed to Executive VP of Technology & Business Development Monrovia, CA – Miyachi America Corporation, a leading manufacturer of welding equipment and laser processing systems, announces that Mark Rodighiero has been appointed Executive Vice President of Technology and Business Development of both Miyachi America Corporation and Miyachi Europe Corporation. His primary focus will be on the future development of the company, specifically, the development of products and identification of new technologies for expansion. In this new role, Mr. Rodighiero will be leading the R&D group at Miyachi America Corporation, as well as the R&D group at Miyachi Europe Corporation. He will also be responsible for the Advanced Technology Group led by Dr. Geoff Shannon, Miyachi America’s laser technology manager. Mr. Rodighiero is an accomplished business executive with a strong record in the Miyachi organization. He first worked with Miyachi as the Vice President of Engineering and has been in this role for more than 20 years. He has been vital to the success of growing the Systems Organization and will bring both vision and expertise to this new role. About Amada Miyachi America Since 1948, Amada Miyachi America, Inc. has worked to achieve one goal: to solve customer’s manufacturing challenges. Knowing there is no one solution that fits all, the company strives to provide customers with innovative and reliable manufacturing technology solutions in an effort to be their single source provider. Amada Miyachi America manufactures equipment and systems for resistance welding, laser welding, laser marking, laser cutting, hermetic sealing and hot bar reflow soldering and bonding. The company serves a wide range of markets including medical devices, battery, aerospace, automotive and electronic components. Amada Miyachi America is an ISO9001 certified company. Contact Amada Miyachi America at [email protected]. Learn more about the company’s products and services at www.amadamiyachi.com.