Mr Michael Feinstein, President of Universal Metalworking Equipment, Inc., in Houston, Texas, is a 35-year veteran of the used capital equipment industry, concentrating in used metalworking machinery. his business extends throughout the United State and into Latin America. For the past 30 years, Michael has held numerous leadership roles on the Board of Directors of the Machinery Dealers National association (MDNA), the largest used equipment dealer organization in the world. he has served as president of Machinery Information System/LOCATOR Services, publisher of the industries leading print and online directory of used machinery on offer.

In 1997, Michael was awarded the Earl Elman Distinguished Service Award in recognition of his distinguished and outstanding service to the industry. Michael is a Past President of the MDNA and currently sits on the Austin D. Lucas Scholarship Fund Committee. He has earned a Bachelor of Business degree in accounting at the University of Texas in Austin. He also earned his designation as a Certified Equipment Appraiser through the Association of Machinery and Equipment Appraiser (AMEA).

Michael has earned the designation of Certified Machine Tool Sales Engineer (CMTSE) through The Association of Manufacturing Technology (AMT). He also passed a course in Uniform Standards Professional Appraisal Practices (USPAP).

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