REED MCKISSICK JOINS FIT-LINE GLOBAL
AS NEW MECHANICAL ENGINEER
McKissick joins engineering department for development of new products
and to improve the company’s operational efficiencies
SANTA ANA, Calif. (Jan. 13, 2022) – With previous experience in design for manufacturability, Reed McKissick has joined the team at Fit-Line Global® — a leading component supplier for high-purity fluid processing applications in the semiconductor industry – as a new mechanical engineer. McKissick will contribute to Fit-Line’s commitment to operational excellence and on-time delivery by enhancing company products and maximizing efficiencies.
As a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and with tenured success in design and manufacturing, McKissick is well versed in the methodologies to complete projects efficiently and effectively while ensuring optimal design. McKissick will be integral in the completion of new products, testing and using techniques such as Lean and Six Sigma methodologies to improve efficiency and reduce scrap.
“At Fit-Line, we continually look to improve operations, efficiencies, and production processes – and McKissick brings fresh perspective paired with years of experience enhancing that will help take Fit-Line to the next level,” said George Alvarado, vice president and general manager at Fit-Line Global.
McKissick’s most recent position was with Jayco Interface Technology in Corona, Calif., as a design engineer, where he designed and manufactured “Man-Machine Interfaces” – including front panels for various medical, military and commercial equipment. McKissick has also developed a (NEMA 4) traffic crosswalk switch used across America designed for extreme outdoor exposure.
Today’s announcement comes on the heels of Fit-Line Global’s recent product launch, Nexus Connect®, during the 2021 SEMICON West show in San Francisco, Calif. Nexus Connect® insert fittings are made from virgin ultra-high purity PFA material cleaned in Fit-Line’s certified class 1000 cleanroom. The extensive product line features sweep elbows and is available in sizes ranging from ¼” through 1”. They are designed to handle extreme temperatures up to 392⁰F (200⁰C) and are compatible with wet-insert style fittings. Nexus Connect® fittings also work with Fit-Line Global’s industry-proven TruFASTEN® torque wrenches.
For more information, visit www.fit-lineglobal.com.
About Fit-Line Global
Fit-Line Global® is a trusted supplier, designer, research and development resource for SEMI F57-0120 compliant PFA and PVDF components. They employ efficient manufacturing processes to create products that meet the most demanding applications. Fit-Line Global has been a trusted supplier to the Semiconductor industry for more than 25 years. Headquartered in California, Fit-Line Global dedicates itself to providing quality products, with the fastest lead time in the industry, and at a fair price. The company exclusively manufactures PFA and PVDF components, which are strong choices for use in high-purity and corrosive chemical semiconductor applications. To learn more, visit www.fit-lineglobal.com.
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