We are pleased to announce that in October 2015, Jeff Opitz has joined CeraMaterials as their Technical Sales Specialist in the Port Jervis headquarters facility. Jeff has a B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh in Economics and Communications with 10 years of sales & marketing experience. Jeff honed his sales skills at Metrie (A Sauder Company) marketing wood & trim products for home construction, Doskocil Manufacturing focused on the pet product industry and most recently with Clarion Safety Systems, focused on safety communication systems. Jeff brings to Ceramaterials much needed sales expertise with strong technical & marketing abilities and has already contributed to improved sales & extending the customer base in key market areas of ceramic & graphite insulation.
Meet Sean McFeely, our new applications engineer!!
Sean McFeely joined CeraMaterials in April as their Applications Engineer. Sean is a Mechanical Engineer with a Masters in Organizational Leadership. He began his engineering career in the automotive industry as a Product Design Engineer for Masland Industries (now a part of Lear Corporation).While at Masland Sean developed a solid base of knowledge in textiles, heat insulating materials, sound insulating materials, design, FMEA and quality control methods. For several years after this foundation, Sean took time to invest in people, particularly the urban poor, by developing programs, overseeing operations, and providing executive leadership for four different camp and conference centers in California and Pennsylvania. In the last few years, Sean has returned to his engineering roots, most recently serving in a Product Development role at Clarion Safety Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer of ANSI Z535 and ISO 3864 standards compliant products. Sean is excited to bring his engineering, leadership, and product development experience to CeraMaterials.