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New CEO at SMART Machinery SrL


Antony Devadass who joined SMART Machinery SrL in September, 2019 has recently been announced as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at SMART. Mr. Devadass holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Leicester (UK) and an MBA from Durham University (UK).  Since completing his education, Mr. Devadass has served in a variety of sales, marketing, and managerial positions working for international companies based in Europe and Asia. Mr. Devadass is fluent in English, Italian, and German languages.

Former CEO and founder of the company, Enrico Ghezzi, will remain engaged with the company in a technical consultant role and will assist with the CEO transition.

SMART Machinery is a technology leader in the thread rolling equipment industry. SMART offers a full complement of thread rolling and pointing equipment that ranges from M3 to M48 diameters. SMART’s machine designs include direct-drive technology that provides the user with the flexibility needed to optimize the thread rolling process that is ideal for a wide variety of threaded fasteners and parts. SMART’s exclusive technology allows for fast changeovers, repeatable setups, and less dependency of a skilled operator’s know-how.

SMART Machinery is wholly owned by National Machinery LLC. The combination of SMART and National Machinery resources provides global sales and service capability that is unmatched in the industry. National Machinery is a leader in advanced cold and warm forming machinery, process technology, and customer support products & services with operations. National Machinery’s headquarters is located in Tiffin, Ohio USA with operations in Germany, China, and Japan in addition to other regional sales/service centers.

SMART Machinery will be co-exhibiting with National Machinery at wire Düsseldorf in Düsseldorf, Germany - Hall 15 / A26, rescheduled for December 7-11, 2020. SMART Machinery experts will be performing live demonstrations on two different models of SMART machines. The NGP and the NGS Flat Die Thread Rollers, utilizing SMART’s patented direct drive and servo driven systems will be threading parts with two different threading operations in only one pass.

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