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10. January 2019

Italpresse Gauss Expands North America Sales & Service

Italpresse Gauss Expands North America Sales & Service

Italpresse Gauss, a division of Norican Group, has expanded regional sales and service operations to meet customer requirements.


The global supplier of light alloy casting equipment and automation solutions is increasing its NA based sales & service technicians, offering improved availability and reduced lead time for service and spare parts.  Italpresse Gauss has leveraged organizational resources to offer regional inventory in LaGrange, GA to streamline product delivery. Customers should expect reduced downtime with expanded local product availability and faster, more reliable service response.

“Italpresse Gauss offers solid, reliable and flexible die casting solutions supported by regionally available maintenance solutions. Thanks to our investment in local operations, our machine excellence is now complemented by a fantastic servicing solution for customers in the USA, Canada and Mexico,” says Doug Engel, Service Director Italpresse Gauss, North America. “With our expanded team of expert service technicians and strategically located warehouse, we can now deliver the service support our customers require. We are excited to begin scheduling visits to both existing and new customers in North America to demonstrate this enhanced capability, reaffirm our commitment and develop closer relationships.”

Italpresse Gauss NA, General Manager, Mike Lewis is pleased to announce new NA team members. Don Torrey joins the Italpresse Gauss Sales team as Sales Manager, with over 18 years of experience in the die casting industry to provide process expertise. Brent Shook joined the Italpresse Gauss team in 2017 as NA Service Manager with over 20 years of experience in the die casting industry.  Brent combines his die casting expertise with hands on operations management and leadership experience to focus on helping our customer optimize productivity in their operations.

“The addition of Don and Brent to our team provides the best in class industry expertise to support our NA customer’s product requirements and local service support,” Lewis explains.

Italpresse Gauss supplies three different die casting processes: high pressure, gravity and low pressure.  The Company produces advanced solutions backed by 50 years of experience and investment in cutting-edge technology. Since its establishment in 1969, Italpresse Industrie has produced high-pressure machines and automatic work cells for the die casting of light alloys. It has been a technological leader in the industry since the 1970s with the introduction of foundry automation and with the development in 2005 of the two-platen machine. Gauss Automazione, established in 1967, supplies work cells for gravity and low-pressure light alloy die casting, mainly for the automotive industry. 

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