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We cast high quality components for industry leaders who demand excellence. At ATEK Metal Technologies, we’re building more than great products. We’re building long-term relationships.
An industry pioneer and leader for more than 50 years. Did you know ATEK Metal Technologies introduced low-pressure permanent mold casting to the United States for contract production? Since those early days, we’ve grown to be a leading supplier of complex, cored, pressure-tight and cosmetic metal castings. We’re internationally recognized for our technical capabilities and high quality products, and have a well-earned reputation for delivering excellence through the use of advanced simulation modeling, tooling design, state-of-the-art casting equipment and experienced foundry engineers.
With more than 30 years of manufacturing experience spanning diverse markets and processes, Joe has concluded that strong business execution is a result of aligning people (employee) strengths to the demands of a customer centric business approach. The results are higher performing teams and greater individual employee and customer satisfaction. Prior to joining ATEK, Joe held numerous manufacturing leadership positions in both multinational public and privately held companies. When not working Joe can be found either on his bicycle or hiking in mountains somewhere in the world.
Director of Human Resources
Teresa has an eagle eye for talent, and a knack for recruiting the best of the best candidates for any position. In addition to talent acquisition, Teresa is responsible for all facets of human resources, including employee relations, benefits, training and safety. She’s a member of the American Foundry Society HR Committee and the Society for Human Resource Management. She holds the SPHR Certification, and has a BA from the University of Northern Iowa.
Cary Van Sluys
Director of Business Development
With over 20 years of experience in diverse manufacturing backgrounds, Cary has the ability to help find both business and technical solutions for our customers. The majority of his career has been in casting and machining businesses in Engineering and Sales roles. His past exposure to various market segments from Automotive and On Highway trucks to Recreational and Commercial applications allows Cary to be extremely effective in his role. He is a technical minded sales professional that truly understands customer issues and requirements. He works closely with the customer’s Engineering teams to develop solutions to their casting needs. Cary holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Northern Michigan University in Industrial Technologies.