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Cirtech, Inc., a division of Cartel Electronics, is pleased to announce and welcome John Stine as Vice President of Operations. John will oversee the day-to-day operations to support the growth and profitability of Cirtech. John will focus on strategic planning and goal setting, as well as provide leadership to enhance our overall performance and customer service experience.
John is a well-known figure in the printed circuit board industry with over 30 years of experience. John most recently served in the same capacity for KCA Electronics, where he spent 14 years serving the needs of Mil-Aero rigid, rigid-flex and pure flex customers throughout the United States.
John has hands-on experience in design, lay-out, materials, components, sales, engineering, manufacturing, quality and assembly. John is Lean Six Sigma certified.
John’s first day with Cirtech will be February 7, 2017.
For more information, please contact
Bruce McMaster at firstname.lastname@example.org; Brad Reese at email@example.com
Located in Orange County California; Cirtech has been in business for more than 50 years. During the course of its long history Cirtech has primarily focused on serving the aerospace and defense markets for printed circuit boards, and will continue this endeavor going forward. Cirtech is Mil-Certified for the manufacture of flex, rigid-flex and rigid PCB’s, and also specializes in RF/Microwave type products. Cirtech is ITAR registered, and AS9100C and NADCAP certified.
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