Director of Operations joins Hardinge Inc.

Elmira, NY, July 13, 2018 –Hardinge Inc is pleased to announce the hiring of Craig Perry as the Director of Operations for the Elmira facility.  The Elmira facility designs and manufactures metal cutting machine solutions and aftermarket tooling and accessories for a variety of global industries.  Craig comes to Hardinge with over 20 years of experience in manufacturing, engineering and quality leadership and holds a BS in Engineering and Management from Clarkson University and an MBA from St. Bonaventure University.  Craig’s official start date was on June 25, 2018.

“With 360 employees based in Elmira, I look forward to strengthening our operations and growing our capabilities.  The global demand for our products is strong and we are in a hiring mode with 20 open positions for machinists and machine operators,” said Perry.  “This is an exciting time to join the company.”

With the recent announcement of Hardinge relocating their global headquarters to Berwyn, PA, Craig will be the site leader for the Elmira Facility.

About Hardinge Inc.
Hardinge Inc. is the trusted global provider of high precision, computer-controlled machine tool solutions for critical, hard-to-machine metal parts and advanced workholding accessories. With over 125 years of experience, Hardinge offers the largest variety of metal cutting turning machines, grinding machines, machining centers, collets, chucks, index fixtures, repair parts, standard and specialty workholding devices, and other machine tool accessories to provide a full solution for your business needs.  Hardinge’s solutions can be found in a broad base of industries including aerospace, agricultural, automotive, construction, consumer products, defense, energy, medical, technology and transportation. Headquartered in Berwyn, PA, the company designs, manufactures, and distributes machine tools across North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information about Hardinge, please visit us at

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