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Eastman Machine Company, a 128 year-old manufacturing company specializing in cutting equipment, announces that it has appointed CMP Trading of São José dos Campos (São Paulo), Brazil, to represent its line of automated cutting systems, material handling equipment and design software.
CMP Trading is a sales representative and sourcing group specializing in the local culture, laws, language and purchasing mechanisms for OEM in the aerospace, automotive, defense and composite industries of Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Venezuela, Chile, Uruguay, Peru and Bolivia. CMP Trading’s network of experience will enhance Eastman’s ability to provide fast response and support to local customers.
“Establishing a representative in Brazil will allow Eastman to evaluate opportunities in a variety of markets with an experienced team on location,” said Robert Stevenson, Eastman’s president and chief executive officer. “We are excited about the partnership with CMP Trading for a number of reasons, including their vast international market knowledge and experience in the aerospace, automotive and defense industries. We look forward to collaboratively growing our businesses.”
Eastman has installed over 1500 automated cutting systems worldwide. Automated cutting systems offer time and labor saving solutions to manufacturers using composite materials and industrial fabrics in the aerospace, transport, marine, apparel and safety industries, among others.
Eastman technical service and support is coordinated through the Buffalo, New York headquarters with several sales and service satellite offices located worldwide. In order to guarantee immediate response to customer requests, Eastman has an extended network of representatives located in Europe, South America and Asia for technical support.
Eastman has been manufacturing manually-operated cutting machines, automated CNC cutting systems, CAD/CAM software programs and material handling equipment in Buffalo since 1888. For more information, visit
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Eastman Machine Company

Eastman Machine Company is a cutting machine manufacturer, providing custom engineered solutions and innovative technologies for a variety of industries. Eastman offers the industry’s widest range of classic, hand-held and manually-operated fabric cutting machines; as well as a comprehensive line of fully automated, computerized cutting and plotting systems. Manufactured with the highest quality materials, built to precise specifications, and subject to rigorous testing, Eastman’s line of cutting systems have been setting the standard for over a century. Matched to specific customer needs, Eastman has a solution for virtually every cutting requirement. Our promise to craft reliable, quality, American-made solutions means that your Eastman product is guaranteed to perform and ensure your production requirements are realized. You’re partnering with a team dedicated to your productivity and performance.