INDIANAPOLIS—Hurco Companies, Inc. (Nasdaq:HURC), held its annual awards banquet in Indianapolis to acknowledge the team of accomplished distributors and agents throughout the USA, Canada, Mexico, and South America, who represent Hurco. The national meeting of Hurco distributor partners was held near Hurco’s Indianapolis headquarters at John Force Racing (JFR) to kick off the new partnership Hurco has established with the legendary NHRA team. Banquet attendees toured JFR’s 40,000-square-foot facility, including the Force American Made machine shop that features the latest Hurco CNC machines.
The winner of the Top Hurco Sales Representative Award was Gary Kittredge, of Brooks Associates, the full-service distributor that represents Hurco in New England. The other winners of the Hurco Top 5 Award were Jim Braun (#2) of Braun Machinery (Michigan), Mark Finnell (#3) of Reynolds Machinery (Ohio), Tim Navalta (#4) of Braun Machinery (Michigan), and Dennis Visser (#5) of Machinery Source (Illinois).
The distributorships were also recognized for their achievements in representing Hurco. The Top 5 Distributors from first to fifth were Braun Machinery (Michigan), Brooks Associates (Massachusetts), Reynolds Machinery (Ohio), Humston Machinery (Indiana), and a tie for fifth place, Stone Machinery (Minnesota) and Applied Machine Solutions (Georgia).
Humston Machinery won the Top Distributor Market Share Award and Top Distributor Growth went to Brooks Associates.
Hurco also welcomed new distributors Alta Enterprises (representing Hurco in western Pennsylvania) and CNC Solutions (representing Hurco in northern Calif.)