Hurco Cos. Inc. (Indianapolis), a designer, manufacturer and seller of computerized machine tools, consisting primarily of 3-axis and 5-axis vertical machining centers and turning centers, held its annual awards banquet to acknowledge the team of accomplished distributors and agents who represent Hurco throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, and South America.
The winner of the Top Hurco Sales Representative Award was Tim Navalta of Braun Machinery Co. (Grand Rapids, MI), the full-service distributor that represents Hurco in Michigan. The other winners of the Hurco Top 5 Award were Jon Doell (No. 2) of Gage Machine Tool (Lenexa, KS), Jim Braun (No. 3) of Braun Machinery, Fred Braun (No. 4) of Braun Machinery, and Chris Queipo (No. 5) of Applied Machine Solutions (Canton, GA).
Distributorships also were recognized for their achievements in representing Hurco. The Top 5 distributors from first to fifth were Braun Machinery, Brooks Associates (Norwell, MA), Reynolds Machinery (Dayton, OH), Applied Machine Solutions, and ACI Machine Tool Sales (Lawrenceburg, KY).
The winner of the Top Market Share Award was given to CJ Smith Machinery Co. (Fenton, MO). The other winners from second to fifth were Braun Machinery, Foothills Machinery Sales (Broomfield, CO), Gage Machine Tool, and Alta Machine Tools (Center Valley, PA).
Hurco also awarded Northeast Precision Machinery (Warminster, PA) as Most Improved from 2017 to 2018.