Mate Precision Tooling
Manufacturing Manager, Mate Precision Tooling
Bill is the Manufacturing Manager at Mate Precision Tooling in Anoka. Mate Precision Tooling is the leading manufacturer of original and replacement tooling for Amada, Euromac, PrimaPower, LVD, Murata Wiedemann, Salvagnini, Strippit, Trumpf and other punch press machines. Before coming Mate in 2007, he served in the U.S. Army and began his business career in production control for a small medical device firm in Silicon Valley, which was later purchased by Abbott Laboratories. He then worked for Abbott in various operations positions ranging from Production Planner, Warehouse Supervisor, Senior Production Supervisor, and Manufacturing Manager. Since 2002, he has taught in the University of Minnesota’s Manufacturing Operations Management degree program and served as the program’s Faculty Director for four years. He holds a B.S. from the United States Military Academy at West Point and M.S. in Operations and Technology Management from Illinois Institute of Technology.