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14 February, 2013
Die Cleaning Equipment and Supply Appoints CJi Systems as Exclusive Agent
Two trailblazers in the aluminum extrusion industry are joining forces to bring extruders the latest, most innovative die cleaning technology. Die Cleaning Equipment and Supply is proud to announce the appointment of CJi Systems as its exclusive sales agent. CJi Systems brings a team with years of expertise in the aluminum extrusion and casting industry. In addition to Die Cleaning Equipment, CJi Systems is an exclusive sales agent for Vapormatt wet blast die polishing systems. Their combined products can efficiently bring extrusion dies through the caustic bath and polishing process to the die corrector.
In making the announcement, Steven Smith, president of Die Cleaning Equipment, said, “Our business has grown rapidly, in large part due to the success of our SmartStrength™ Caustic Strength Monitoring System. We are delighted to have CJi representing us so we can concentrate on making the best equipment in the industry even better. The combined engineering expertise of Die Cleaning Equipment and CJi is available to help die shops with die shop configurations, product workflow, and optimal equipment selection to get the best possible return on investment.”
Aluminum industry veteran Craig Johnson founded CJi Systems in 2007. He has over 30 years’ experience in all facets of the industry, including engineering, production, and sales. Former vice president of sales and international operations for Wagstaff, Inc., Johnson gained additional industry experience through positions at Alcoa, Kaiser Aluminum, and Permatech. He holds BS Mechanical Engineering and MBA-Global Management degrees and is a registered Professional Engineer. He has been active with the Aluminum Extruders Council and the Aluminum Association.
Die Cleaning Equipment and Supply, Inc., founded by Steven Smith and Kristin Smith in 2010, is the cutting-edge leader in post extrusion die cleaning machinery. Holding a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering, Steven Smith’s most recent experience includes over nine years in developing and servicing automation systems across a broad spectrum of industries. Die Cleaning Equipment manufactures the DieKlean 360 family of post extrusion die cleaning machinery, which has proven to significantly reduce chemical consumption, reduce die cleaning time, and enhance aluminum recovery; while creating a cleaner and safer work environment.