Friese and Sharp International JV for North America

Friese GmbH and Sharp International have confirmed the formation of FRIESE North America, LLC.  The new company will be based in Virginia, with Randy Banks and Christian Rodriguez handling the day-to-day operations.

“This is the first step in laying the ground-work for a regrind facility in the United States to service our growing base of North American customers,” said Sven Siepmann, CEO, Friese GmbH.

“From the first time I met the Friese family, we have been discussing a manufacturing facility in North America and I could not be more pleased to be a part of this critical next step in our growth strategy,” added Banks.

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