August 14, 2013
Anchor Lamina America Inc., a Misumi Group manufacturer of tool, die, and mold components, has hired Michael Purchase as president. Based at the company's Farmington Hills, Mich., headquarters, he oversees operations in the U.S. and China and leads the company into new global business opportunities.
Purchase has a diverse background in the metal machinery and components industries, having served most recently as president of Kaydon Corp.'s Specialty Products Group. He has a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan and a master's degree in engineering and manufacturing administration from Western Michigan University.