Ted has over 31 years experience in the area of installation equipment, components and process systems related to technology manufacturing. He has served on SEMI and ISPE Committees supporting the development of technical specifications for electropolishing, packaging, process controls and Orbital Welding. Ted received his Engineering Degree in Aerospace Technologies from Utah State University, and has served in various roles in the technology sector, ranging from Engineering Development, Global Sales Manager to Industry Consultant prior to founding CSI in September of 2000.
Ted’s passion is the innovation of technical products and services to better process systems, namely the plumbing and control systems needed to supply safe, clean and robust products from start to completion. This passion for excellence coupled with a strong desire to grow the culture of a great business, have been his inspiration for establishing a talented team of industry experts at CSI. “I enjoy my work and the people I share my time with. I see every day as an opportunity to learn more about what it takes to grow high paying, sustainable jobs, world wide.”
Troy has 25 years of experience in high purity fabrication and gas systems. He began his career as a high purity pipefitter in the food processing industry, and held various other operational and management positions as an AWS certified weld inspector and orbital welding instructor. With this background, he moved into the Semiconductor industry where he worked on major tool installations for various clients, including Vitesse, INTEL, and Fujitsu.
In 1999, Troy began working for On Semiconductor in Pocatello, Idaho (formerly AMI Semiconductor) where he served for 13 years. While at On Semi, he ran the contract oversight for tool installations, and managed the day to day operation and maintenance of Specialty Gas Systems and Hazardous Gas Monitoring Systems.
Tom is a 22 year veteran in the high purity/Semiconductor field. Earlier in his career, he developed a strong base of experience in process piping components and project management while working for Valin Corporation and Flow Solutions, both leaders in the high purity space.
Tom is a one of the original members of the Critical Systems team, and manages many customer-facing aspects of the business. In addition to leading CSI’s sales team, he coordinates with our affilate sales teams to bring turnkey solutions to market as well as manages the layout and design of the company’s custom fabrication work. He also participates in various high purity processing forums, serving in an advisory capacity.
For the past 17 years, Paul has worked as an Electronics Design Engineer serving the Semiconductor Solar PV industries. His roles have included design, automation, and process control for many facets of mechanical and electrical integration, ranging from circuit board design to software development.
Paul’s talent and experience gives CSI the ability to fully support our existing gas systems products and services, as well as provide systems customization when required. Paul’s knowledge base is also instrumental to Critical Systems as we continue bringing practical and innovative products and solutions to our customers.
Dave has over 25 years of experience in the plumbing industry, including pipefitting and orbital welding. He has worked in every aspect of the field from apprentice to project supervisor in both residential and commercial plumbing. He developed his knowledge of PVDF piping, silver soldering, fuseal, glass piping, stainless steel piping, orbital welding, tig welding, ultra-high purity piping while working at Micron Technology.
In 2011 Dave joined the Critical Systems team. Where he started as a Orbital welder and fabricator. Since then he has worked his way up by learning the different aspects of the shop to become the Production Manager.