Q&A

Q&A with Mike Smith

Capstan Atlantic has been around for quite awhile, hasn’t it? Yes, it has. It was founded by Don Paulin in the forties, and his son...

Q&A with Ed Weinberg

Tell us about the company and the product lines you represent. CENTRIC International has been in business for about three years, and we’re the...

Q&A with Jason Ray

You’ve been with the company for five years now, how did you come to join it?” I was originally trained as an engineer, and I...

Q&A with Dan Herring

Tell us about your background that led you to become “The Heat Treat Doctor.” I graduated with a bachelor’s degree in metallurgy from the University...

Q&A with Dan Tweed Jr.

Your father passed away recently, and when we profiled Carnes-Miller Gear in the first issue of the magazine five years ago I recall you...

Q&A with Justin McCarthy

You joined Ajax in February of this year. Has it been a challenging transition? The hardest part involved deciding whether to leave a job that...

Q&A with Robert Sakuta

You’re also president of Delta Research. When did you purchase Tifco, and why? Delta was founded in 1952, and over the years its main focus...

Q&A with Tom Treuden

Employee retention is more important than ever before. How is your relationship with the company’s employees structured? We have about 50 employees, and I spend...

Q&A with Stephen Korosec

Why should people come to you to have their hobs sharpened? Because we’ve specialized in hob sharpening for more than 20 years, and we have...

Q&A with Scott Lynch

When was the organization founded, and who was involved? The first meeting of the American Bearing Manufacturers Association was held in 1917 in New York...

Q&A with Peter Paulin

Tell us a little about your background and how you came to launch the company. I’m a graduate of Embry–Riddle Aeronautical University, which is sometimes...

Q&A with Kurt Medert

We thoroughly enjoyed GEAR EXPO 2007, and everyone I spoke with felt the same way. How do the numbers look? All of the numbers, in...

Q&A with George Shturtz

I understand that the MPP Ford Road Division is the company’s gear specialist. Tell us a little about its history and capabilities. MPP Ford Road...

Q&A with Paul Mason

I understand that the company has its roots in academia. That’s true. The Thermo-Calc software package was originally developed by a member of the faculty...

Q&A with Tom Forsyth

Give us a snapshot of Dayton Machine Tool. The company was founded 58 years ago in 1949, specifically to rebuild machine tools. This was just...

Q&A with Jason Kupkovits

When was Therm-Tech founded, and by whom? Charles Wiberg founded the company in 1982, and although he’s now retired he still sits on the board...

Q&A with Ed Steiner, Jr

GS: This year marks your company’s 60th anniversary. Tell us about its founding. ES: My father was an engineer who worked at aircraft plants...

Q&A with Russ Nagy

GS: You joined the company in February. What attracted you to the position? RN: I had worked with the president of Eldec U.S.A. years ago...

Q&A with Kevin Smith

GS: Tell us about your background in gear manufacturing. KS: My father was a tool and die maker, so he had me in the...

Q&A with Bill Moore

GS: You have an interesting job title. What does your position entail? BM: I’ve been with SKF for almost 25 years now, and I’ve...

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