HIROTEC AMERICA Announces New Vice President of Sales

Auburn Hills, MI., July 31, 2012 – HIROTEC AMERICA, Inc. (HAI), an automotive supplier specializing in closure stamping dies, bodyshop assembly tooling, and hemming systems announced the appointment of Scott Abbate as the Vice President of Sales.

Abbate has been with HIROTEC AMERICA since 1994, serving previously as a sales associate, and working his way up to General Manager of Sales and Marketing. This promotion recognizes his exemplary leadership and contributions at driving HIROTEC AMERICA’s continued and steady growth, including the successful recent addition of new customers such as BMW.

“Scott has played a major role in the growth and success of HIROTEC AMERICA. He has achieved impressive results by building deep relationship with customers,” said Jim Toeniskoetter, President and COO of HIROTEC AMERICA, Inc. “As our new VP of Sales, Scott’s wealth of sales experience and ability to understand evolving market conditions will no doubt continue to position us as the leader in providing closure bodyshop assembly equipment.”

As the new VP of sales, Abbate will be directly responsible for the growth and development of local and global markets for HIROTEC AMERICA. Additionally, he will take on broader responsibilities for the overall management and development of marketing strategies focusing on the HIROTEC brand within the automotive industry.


HIROTEC AMERICA, Inc. is part of the HIROTEC Group Companies that has worldwide sales in excess of 1.3 billion dollars and 25 locations worldwide. For over 20 years, HIROTEC AMERICA has been providing innovative and highly flexible closure manufacturing solutions to automotive customers around the world. For more information, please visit www.hirotecamerica.com.

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