Matrix Technologies, Inc. Announces Promotions

Aug 17, 2017

Matrix Technologies, Inc., one of the largest engineering, system integration and manufacturing operations design firms in North America, is pleased to announce several promotions as part of an organizational update.

Kevin Grohnke PE, was named to Senior Vice President of operations, previously holding the position of Vice President. In the new role, Mr. Grohnke will oversee and coordinate the activities of all production divisions at Matrix, including Industrial Systems, Engineering, Manufacturing Systems and Solutions, and Project Management.

“In the 37 years Kevin has been with Matrix, he has held positions in each of those operating divisions, and as such brings a unique perspecive to his new role,” said David Blaida, President of Matrix Technologies. “As we have grown in the number of people and in the types of services we provide, we recognized the need to provide tighter coordination among the operating divisions. Kevin’s new role will fill that need,” said Mr. Blaida.

Mr. Grohnke is a registered Professional Engineer (PE) in the state of Ohio and has a BSEE from The University of Cincinnati.

Bill Schuller PE, was named Senior Vice President of Engineering, his previous position was Vice President. In his new role, he will focus on further development of project procedures, standards and best practices to be applied to the company’s projects. He will also act as a consultant with strategic partners to help them define and better regulate their project procedures and processes.

“Bill’s experience both on the customer and consulting side of engineering make him the perfect fit as a consultant for internal and external customers alike,” said Mr. Blaida. Mr. Schuller is a Registered Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Ohio and graduated from Cleveland State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering. Throughout his career he has achieved numerous accomplishments including the “New Process Award” from Chemical Processing Magazine in 1990. He also is the co-author of two (2) U.S. Patents.

Tim Lemoine PE, was named Director of Engineering, his previous position was Associate Director of Engineering. In his new role, Tim will be directing the day to day operations of the Engineering Division of Matrix Technologies, which provides full-service engineering capabilities to our industrial customer base.

“Tim has a passion for continuous improvement of our engineering operations, and brings the leadership necessary to implement those improvements,” said Mr. Blaida. “We look forward to continued growth and success in the Engineering Division under Tim’s direction.” Mr. Lemoine is a registered Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Michigan and 18 other states. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Toledo.

About Matrix Technologies, Inc.

Matrix Technologies, Inc. is a full-service resource for process and facilities engineering, automation control systems, and manufacturing systems for industrial manufacturers. Headquartered in Maumee, Ohio near Toledo, Matrix has regional offices in Cincinnati, OH, Denver, CO, Indianapolis, IN, Kansas City, KS and Minneapolis, MN and satellite offices in Columbia, SC and Philadelphia, PA.

Founded in 1980, Matrix is celebrating their 37th anniversary. The company has annual revenues exceeding $50 million and a staff of over 300. Matrix utilizes state-of-the-art 3D laser scanning and 3D modeling technologies to provide the most efficient and accurate engineering process possible. These techniques allow our customer to visualize their plants and processes long before construction begins. Matrix is also the first three-time winner of the System Integrator of the Year Award from Control Engineering magazine (2008, 2012, and 2016) and is a member of the Control Engineering System Integrator Hall of Fame. Matrix is a founding and certified member of the Control System Integrators Association (CSIA) and is ANSI/ISO/ASQ 9001-2008 certified as a control system integrator.

Matrix has in-depth expertise in several diverse industries, including food, beverage, oil, gas, chemical, pharmaceutical/biotech, metals, aggregates, and consumer packaged goods. The company has completed thousands of successful projects for manufacturers in 45 countries and more than 85% of its projects are repeat engagements with satisfied customers.

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