McKissick joins engineering department for development of new products and to improve the company’s operational efficiencies
We are excited to announce that Reed McKissick has joined our Fit-Line Global team! With previous experience in design for manufacturability, Reed comes to us as our newest 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, he is well versed in the methodologies to complete projects efficiently and effectively while ensuring optimal design. Reed 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.
Before coming to Fit-Line, his 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.
He joins our team on the heels of our 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.