Aerospace veteran, president and founder of Hi-Speed Corporation, Jonathan Saada, announced his decision to represent high-performance tool manufacture YG-1.This decision comes after representing Widia-Hanita for more than 25 years.
According to Saada, the decision was clear after analyzing the performance, breadth, and value of the YG-1 product portfolio. “Based on the superior equipment they have, their technology, their efficiency in manufacturing, and exceptional customer service, YG-1 offers the best choice in performance and value today. That’s why we decided to be proactive with this decision—for our customers and distributor partners. We have a team of 10 experienced professionals and we are eager to support the existing network of YG-1 distributors with the goal of growing YG-1 sales on the west coast.
“We are thrilled to be part of the YG-1 family,” added Saada. “I have known Mr. Song, the chairman of YG-1, for 35 years and know that with his focus on aerospace, success will happen quickly. Since Hi-Speed Corporation has become a recognized name in that industry, our immediate goal is to turn YG-1 into the leader in this segment. YG-1 is agile as a company when it comes to new product development and enhanced customer service. They understand the importance of moving quickly to satisfy the needs of our distributors and end user customers, which is why they are extremely easy to do business with.”
Brian Rabe, CEO of North America for YG-1, said, “We are very excited to welcome Hi-Speed Corporation to the YG-1 family. Their expertise and connections in the aerospace industry will create a synergy that will accelerate growth of YG-1 products in the Aerospace segment. As a team, YG-1, Hi-Speed and our distribution partners will work together to bring tremendous value to our customers through industry-leading products and exceptional support services.”
The South Korea based YG-1 Company started 35 years ago when their founder and Chairman, Mr. Hokeun Song started the business with a few grinding machines in a small shop. Now YG-1 is a milling, hole making, tapping and turning product manufacturer employing 5000 people with 28 factories worldwide, including manufacturing and distribution facilities in the US.