ANAHEIM, CA- Master3DGage has appointed Ron Branch to the role of product manager. With more than 20 years of hands-on machine shop experience, as well as expertise in 3-D computer aided design (CAD) design and lean, in-process inspection.

As Master3DGage product manager, Branch’s duties include providing technical training to resellers, developing training materials, and supporting sales with open houses and trade shows. He will be available to write technical articles for industry magazines. His most recent article is currently featured on the cover of the November 2010 issue ofQualitymagazine.

Branch previously served as application engineer at Verisurf Software Inc. In addition to manufacturing engineering, CNC machining, welding, fabrication and assembly, he is proficient in more than eight CAD software programs.