James D. Sawyer

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James D. Sawyer

Editor in Chief, Manufacturing Engineering magazine

Oversees Manufacturing Engineering magazine. Also oversees the editorial content of Manufacturing Engineering Webinars and assists in the administration of Advance Manufacturing Media.

Covers issues related to motorized vehicles, from light- to heavy-duty vehicles, and energy manufacturing, ranging from the oil and gas sector to wind farms and solar panels.

Sawyer came to Advanced Manufacturing Media in 2008 from the American Ceramic Society, where he was editor of the association’s Bulletin. His long career in communications includes creating marketing communications for Ford Motor Co. and Volvo as well as being managing editor of AutoWeek magazine. Sawyer began his career at the Detroit News.

When not worrying about proper comma placement and spelling, Sawyer is devoted to his family, reading, driving and University of Michigan athletics.

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