Andrew Kamashian Is New Southern Regional MDNA Chapter Chair
Alexandria, Va. – The Southern Regional Chapter of the Machinery Dealers National Association (MDNA) has elected Andrew “Andy” Kamashian, CEA, as its chairman for the 2023-2024 leadership cycle. As chair, Kamashian will work to advance collaboration among chapter members while leading advocacy efforts for the industry. He also will serve on the MDNA’s national board of directors, facilitating communications between the board and chapter membership.
Joining Kamashian in the Southern Regional Chapter’s leadership ranks are:
“Serving in chapter leadership is an honor and a privilege,” said Mark Robinson, Executive Vice President of MDNA. “By electing Kamashian as chair and board representative, chapter members have acknowledged that he has what it takes to effectively lead and to represent fellow chapter members at the national level.”
Kamashian is president of Lithia, Fla.-based Southern Fabricating Machinery Sales, Inc., a machinery dealer specializing in used fabrication equipment, plant auctions, appraisals and manufacturing consultation. The company also manages all types of industrial assets and has particular expertise in EDM machinery and waterjet cutting equipment.
In his 30-year career, Kamashian has bought, sold and appraised equipment throughout North America.
“Though I am the first generation of my family to be involved with the MDNA, I envision a long-term relationship with its many member companies that share a wealth of knowledge about manufacturing and machine tools,” Kamashian said. “There has always been a great deal of collaboration and enthusiasm among MDNA members, buying and selling and reaching out to share knowledge and resources. I want to further this type of partnership in the Southern Regional Chapter.”
Kamashian believes that important benefits of MDNA membership include forming connections, partnerships and friendships. “These lead not only to shared knowledge and expertise,” he said, “but also to investing in equipment with fellow members and greater opportunities.”
About MDNA: Recognizing the importance and growth of the used metalworking machinery and used capital equipment industry, the Machinery Dealers National Association (MDNA) has established itself for the purpose of furthering the lawful interests of the industry, promoting higher business standards and ethics, and conducting activities in a manner to improve the objectives of the industry. To learn more about the MDNA, please contact email@example.com.