Ceramic Industry News

CeramTec North America Announces Personnel Appointments (posted 9/10/08)

September 10, 2008
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+
Mark Duchnak has joined the company as national sales manager, and Eddie Lu has been named a hermetic sales engineer.

CeramTec North America recently announced that Mark Duchnak has joined the company as national sales manager. “We are proud to welcome Mark to the CeramTec team and are excited by the years of knowledge and experience he brings to CeramTec,” said Michael Mueller, president.

Before joining CeramTec, Duchnak worked for seven years with Morgan Advanced Ceramics, Inc. as sales and business development manager. While at Morgan, he was responsible for the sales of wear-resistant glass for bar code scanners and diamond-like carbon (DLC) coatings into various markets, including high-performance racing, medical and scientific instrumentation.

Prior to working with Morgan, Duchnak served as district sales manager for Martin Marietta Magnesia Specialties, Inc., where he managed a sales team to grow refractory sales in the Southeastern sales territory. He was also awarded a patent, along with two colleagues, for the development of a closed-loop foamy slag system. Duchnak is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a bachelor’s of science degree in ceramic engineering and a master’s of business administration degree.

In addition, Eddie Lu has joined the company as a hermetic sales engineer in China. Before joining CeramTec, Lu served for four years as an account manager for Suzhou Electronics Co., Ltd., a sales center for Ireland’s Electronics Product Services (EPS). While at Suzhou Electronics, Lu was responsible for maintaining key account customers and promoting a new customer base. He was instrumental in acquiring a contract with Netapps for server storage, expansion flash and design, and he led his sales team to exceed their targets, with an average annual sales growth rate of more than 20%.

Previous to working with Suzhou, Lu served as a sales engineer/account manager for Camtek Suzhou Co., Ltd. He is a graduate of Luo Yang Institute of Technology with a bachelor’s of science degree in chemical engineering.

For more information, visit www2.ceramtec.com.

Links

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Ceramic Industry Magazine.

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

September 2014 Issue Highlights

Our September 2014 issue is now available!

Posted: December 15, 2014

Podcasts

Manufacturing Day 2014

Manufacturing Day organizers share their insights with Managing Editor Kelsey Seidler.

More Podcasts

Ceramic Industry Magazine

CI December 2014 cover

2014 December

Be sure to check out our annual Services Directory and Business Guide, with additional articles on advanced glass components, ceramic grinding media, and more!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Personal Smartphones

Do you use your personal smartphone or other device to complete tasks for your job?
View Results Poll Archive

THE CERAMIC INDUSTRY STORE

M:\General Shared\__AEC Store Katie Z\AEC Store\Images\Ceramics Industry\handbook of advanced ceramics.gif
Handbook of Advanced Ceramics Machining

Ceramics, with their unique properties and diverse applications, hold the potential to revolutionize many industries, including automotive and semiconductors.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook_40px twitter_40px  youtube_40pxlinkedin_40google+ icon 40px

Directories

CI Data Book July 2012

Ceramic Industry's Directories including Components, Equipment Digest, Services, Data Book & Buyers Guide, Materials Handbook and much more!