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Over 400 customers attend Sominn event to see metalworking machines, meet company representatives.

Han-Kwang USA, a leading supplier of CO2 lasers and automated handling equipment for metalcutting operations, attended the Open House held on July 21-22 by its dealer, Southern Minnesota Machinery Sales (Sominn) in Dodge Center, Minnesota, just south of the Twin Cities.  Over 400 customers of this major machine dealer attended the event, where Han-Kwang’s Director of North American Operations, Robert Won, was present to discuss his company’s offerings.  Highlighting the Han-Kwang presentation was the new PL-3015, a dual-shuttle table, 60” x 120” workpiece, long bed CNC laser, available in various KW power models.

Sominn is the Han-Kwang dealer for Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Eastern Iowa.  The company sells and services Han-Kwang plate and tube lasers, as well as over 20 other leading brands of metalworking and fabricating machinery, including various waterjet, plasma cutting, press brake, shear, saw, bending and other equipment.

The open house was held at Sominn’s 30,000 square-foot showroom, with representatives from all their lines present to discuss the equipment needs of those in attendance.  Sominn President J.J. Francis hosted the event, which drew attendees from this dealer’s entire territory, during the two days.

Sominn has been a major dealer in the area for 38 years and is a member of the Machinery Dealers National Association (MDNA).

Robert Won of Han-Kwang commented, “This was a first-class event, as customers could see the substantial inventory Sominn maintains and also learn about their full sales and service capability.  We had many excellent inquiries about our lasers.  Han-Kwang is proud to call Sominn our partner in this region.”

For more information on this dealer, please visit www.sominn.com.

For more information on lasers, the name of your local Han-Kwang dealer or to arrange a demonstration, please contact:

HAN-KWANG USA INC. 1120 Garfield Street Lombard, IL 60148 Phone:  630-916-0200 Fax:  630-916-0300 Web:  www.hankwangus.com Email:  salesusa@hankwang.co.kr
Attention:  Robert Won or Erik Kim

Editor note:  Robert Won, director for North American operations, is available for interviews to discuss the company, its laser technology and other aspects of the industry.  Han-Kwang is Korea’s largest laser builder and the company has embarked on an aggressive marketing effort in North America.

Agency contact: Tim Daro Bernard & Company tdaro@bernardandcompany.com 847-934-4500