Addison Machine Engineering Inc. has promoted Michael Strand to Sales Engineer. Strand will be fully responsible for management of all new and existing customer accounts in the SW USA. With 15 years of hands-on experience in the Tube and Pipe Industry, Strand has proven himself as an expert in the area of I.D. and O.D. Scarfing Equipment. – Addison has also chosen Grupo Acetec as its representative in the Mexican and Central American Markets. Grupo Acetec is headed by Ildefonso Acevedo, who has more than 18 years of tube, pipe and steel mill industry sales and service experience. Grupo Acetec is based in Mexico City.