Pressemitteilung BoxID: 901401 (MAPAL Dr. Kress KG)
  • MAPAL Dr. Kress KG
  • Obere Bahnstr. 13
  • 73431 Aalen
  • Ansprechpartner
  • Andreas Enzenbach
  • +49 (7361) 585-3683

MAPAL Japan under new management

(PresseBox) (Aalen, ) Koichi Matsuda (56) succeeded Toshiyuki Funabashi in the first quarter of the year, who has retired after 50 years of work, as head of the Japanese subsidiary MAPAL KK in Saitama. Matsuda has many years of experience in the management of international companies in the machining industry. After his education in Japan, Koichi Matsuda started his professional career in Germany in 1982. He first trained to be an industrial mechanic and then took a further education course to become a mechanical engineer. He then worked in different company divisions and most recently supervised the European sites of a Japanese machine tool manufacturer. In 2000 he returned to Japan and carried out pioneering work with the establishment of a subsidiary for a German machine tool manufacturer. Six years ago, he switched to the precision tool industry. The 56-year-old brings a great deal of expertise as well as excellent linguistic skills and cultural knowledge to his new position.

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MAPAL Dr. Kress KG

MAPAL – tooling the customer's success

MAPAL Präzisionswerkzeuge Dr. Kress KG is one of the leading international suppliers of precision tools for the machining of practically all materials. The company founded in 1950 supplies leading customers from the automotive and aerospace industries and from machine and plant engineering. With its innovations the family-owned company sets trends and standards in production and machining technology. MAPAL sees itself as a technology partner, supporting its customers with the development of efficient and resource-conserving machining processes using individual tool concepts. The company is represented with production facilities, sales subsidiaries and representatives in 44 countries worldwide. In 2016 the MAPAL Group had 5,000 employees, generating sales of EUR 575 million.