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Meet the CVI Team
Chief Executive Officer
William J. Nareski
Bill Nareski is the Chief Executive Officer and controlling shareholder of Centorr Vacuum Industries, Inc. He brings a distinguished career which includes both operational management and corporate development positions. His direct line experience includes engineering, sales, marketing, and finance. Bill has also managed the successful U.S. market introduction of vacuum related equipment for Ulvac Ltd. and served as an electrical engineer for the Missile Systems Division of Raytheon. Bill has an M.B.A. from Harvard University and B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
VP of Operations
Steve has been a part of Centorr Vacuum Industries since 1980. Originally hired as a Field Service Engineer, Steve has risen through the ranks of Field Service, Quality Control, Aftermarket, and is currently Vice President of Operations.
Ernie joined Centorr Vacuum Industries in 2015 as Director of Engineering. Knowledgeable in a variety of high-temperature applications, he has worked in the vacuum furnace industry since 2009 and has experience in crystal growth, gas pressure sintering, and a variety of Ceramics and Metals processes. Ernie has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, and an MBA from Plymouth State University. He is a member of the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA).
Vinny has been with Centorr Vacuum Industries since 1974, having started as a sawyer in the manufacturing department. He is involved in every phase of vacuum furnace construction from initial design to final manufacturing and oversees the entire manufacturing process for Centorr Vacuum Industries.
Aftermarket Sales - Centorr Line
Alan A. Fostier
Alan graduated from Franklin Pierce College in Rindge, New Hampshire and holds a degree in Public Administration. He started with the Aftermarket Services Department of Centorr Associates in 1987 and continued on with Centorr Vacuum Industries in 1990. Alan is responsible for Aftermarket sales and service for the Centorr product line.
Aftermarket Sales - Vacuum Industries Line
Daniel R. Demers
Dan has been with Centorr Vacuum Industries since 1984 and is a graduate of Bishop Brady. He handles Aftermarket Sales for the Vacuum Industries line of Production furnaces. Dan also manages the invoicing and scheduling for Centorr Vacuum Industries' Applied Technology Center Laboratory.
Market Manager - Laboratory/Fiber Optic Furnaces
Paul F. Lennon
Paul started with Centorr Furnaces in 1986 and has a lengthy career in technical sales. He has responsibility for the marketing and development of the Centorr line of high temperature Laboratory and Fiber Optic furnaces. Paul has held positions in the field of Elastomeric Materials Production and Operations as well as Aerospace Airframe and Powerplant Engineering. Paul has many year’s experience providing furnace systems for a variety of Ceramic sintering, Fiber Optics, Crystal Growth, and Metals processing Industries.
Market Manager - Ceramics/PM
Scott K. Robinson
Scott attended Alfred University's SUNY College of Ceramics with a degree in Ceramic Engineering. He has been with Centorr Vacuum Industries since 1999 and has worked in the furnace and refractories industry for over 20 years. He handles the Production sized furnaces for Ceramics and Hardmetals, Metal Injection Molding, and Continuous Belt and Pusher furnaces.
Accounting and Administration Manager
Kellie J. Daneau
Kellie has been with Centorr Vacuum Industries since 2012 and has a B.S. degree in Accounting/Finance from Southern New Hampshire University. Kellie worked in the human resource management industry for 13 years prior to joining Centorr and currently manages the Finance, Human Resources, and IT functions for the company.
In 1954, the vacuum furnace manufacturer Vacuum Industries, Inc. was founded in Somerville, MA. In 1960 the firm was sold to GCA Corporation of Boston, MA, and in 1991, VI merged with Centorr Furnaces, Suncook, NH into a new entity named Centorr Vacuum Industries, Inc., of Nashua, NH, forming one of the largest manufacturers of custom high-temperature vacuum and controlled atmosphere furnaces in North America.
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