News Release

Satake announces Excellent Employee Award

August 21, 2020

August 21, 2020

Satake announces Excellent Employee Award

One team to further support its customers


Grand Prize winner, Joe Escamilla (Center)
Photo taken with Max Yoshimasa (Right), President & CEO, and Peter Cawthorne (Left), VP of Vision Sales, Satake USA, Inc.

Hiroshima, Japan; August 21, 2020 - Satake Corporation announces recipients for its first global Excellent Employee Award. Winners are Joe Escamilla of Satake USA, Inc. (Stafford, US) for the Grand Prize, Michael Stephen Wain of Satake Europe Ltd. (Stockport, UK) and Nitin Gadekar of Satake Australia Pty. Ltd. (Penrith, AU) for the First Place.

"Winners have shown extraordinary effort to further advance our technology and support our valuable customers thus contributing to gaining customers' trust and confidence towards our group. Our 124 years history consists of continuous effort in developing innovative technology and solutions for our customers. It is employees like these who encourage and motivate the whole group to become one team to further continue building the history" says Kazuyuki Kihara, Vice Chairperson of the Satake Group.

The Grand Prize recipient, Joe Escamilla comments "I would like to thank the entire Satake group for recognizing the efforts taken in devoting myself to our company's goals. Receiving the award is an absolute honor and could not be achieved without the guidance of my superiors and all my fellow colleagues. I've learned so much throughout my career at Satake and look forward to a bright future within Satake for years to come. I will continue to focus on Satake's goals and hopefully make a positive impact within and outside of our company"

The Satake Excellent Employee Award is established in 2019 and awarded annually to its global employees with outstanding performance and contribution. The winners are chosen by the management team of all global group companies, and announced normally in the spring. The publication of the 2019 award was delayed due to the COVID-19 situation.

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【Excellent Employee Award 2019 Winners】

- Grand Prize Winner -
Joe Escamilla
Optical Sorter Sales Engineer, Vision Sales
Satake USA, Inc.
10900 Cash Road, Stafford, Texas, 77477, U.S.A.


- 1st Place Winner -
Michael Stephen Wain
Technical Miller
Satake Europe Ltd.
Horsfield Way, Bredbury Industrial Park, Bredbury, Stockport, Cheshire, SK6 2SU, UK


- 1st Place Winner -
Nitin Gadekar
Internal Technical Sales
Satake Australia Pty. Ltd.
15 Leland Street, Penrith, N.S.W., 2750, Australia

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