The Corrugated Machinery Division of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America is pleased to announce the expansion of its management team in order to provide enhanced technical and engineering services to its growing customer base.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America (MHIA) Corrugating Machinery Division is one of the leading suppliers of corrugating machinery and parts in the industry. Entire MHIA team experts possess more than 40 years of collective experience in servicing and maintaining Corrugating and Box Making machinery.

Mike Keidel has been promoted to senior manager, engineering, leading the company’s engineering department. The 30-year industry veteran has spent his entire career with MHIA Corrugating Machine Division in increasingly responsible engineering positions, including project engineer, manager engineering group, and, most recently, as operations manager/part sales manager. Keidel earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from John Hopkins University.

Sam Karavedas joined MHIA in May 2019 as parts sales manager and will be leading the parts sales department in that capacity to ensure timely customer delivery of parts and services. His 20-year career began at the Baltimore outpost of Motion Industries, a leading global industrial parts distributor of bearings, mechanical power transmission, electrical and industrial automation. While at Motion Industries he served as inventory control/brand services coordinator, distribution center warehouse manager, and account representative.

"I'm delighted to announce the new assignment of Mike Keidel as a senior engineering manager and Sam Karavedas as a parts sales manager. Mike’s three decades of corrugated industry experience here at MHIA gives him great insight in how to support our customers through engineering,” said Masaak Matsumoto, general manager, MHIA Corrugated Machinery Division. “Furthermore, Sam brings a wealth of experience in the optimized delivery of parts and services in the industrial field. We look forward to enhancing the customer experience this seasoned new management team."

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