A conversation with Derek Vanek, Technical Manager at SIFCO ASC.
Derek Vanek is the Technical Manager at SIFCO ASC and the author of various published technical articles. During his 30 years at SIFCO ASC, he has worked in sales, training, project management, and marketing. Derek received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Old Dominion University, after serving 5 years in the Navy.
What do you hope the audience will learn from this webinar?
I hope they will gain an understanding of brush plating and its capabilities, and specifically, that brush plating is an option worth consideration for groove repair applications.
What discussions do you look forward to having with the audience?
I am really looking forward to discussing their individual application needs. SIFCO ASC excels at identifying application issues and providing custom solutions.
What do you enjoy most about your role?
Being exposed to a broad range of industries and the technology that drives them.
How did you get into the industry?
Selective plating was an ancillary technology that I got involved with during my time as a Navy machinery repairman (machinist).
Where is your favourite place in the world and why?
Anywhere in the outdoors where there are forests, lakes, rivers, mountains to explore.
Derek Vanek will present a webinar entitled ‘Innovative Applications for Plating in Grooves‘ on the 7th November at 3PM London/10AM New York