We had a chance this month to catch up with printed circuit board account manager Walt Forgacs. Walt’s been a chemist and engineer for more than three decades, and we’re grateful for the addition his expertise and experience make to the Seacole team. Take a moment to get to know Walt!
What is your role at Seacole?
I’m a printed circuit board account manager.
What printed circuit board industry trends are you seeing this year?
Traditional processing methods evolving at a more rapid rate to take advantage of Automation, LDI and other advanced direct processing technologies while vigilantly being environmentally conscientious. The consolidation of manufacturing sites and suppliers of course will continue.
What advice would you give people in your field?
High quality, consistency and process innovation have always been the triad of this business. I believe the next generations of manufacturing will be highly automated and integrated. My advice is take the time to see what and who is new and cutting edge then, invest in tomorrow today.
What is your favorite Seacole product?
The Equipment Cleaner 70. I like that product because of its powerful performance, extremely long life and the fact it is environmentally friendly due to its longevity.
What’s the first thing you do when you get to work?
Make sure I’m addressing all of my customers’ most important needs.
Do you have a secret for staying productive?
When I have something in mind, I get it done. I stay focused until it’s done. Prioritize.
Before starting your career, what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had?
Chemist and production manager for a medium sized zinc and copper nickel chrome plating company in SLC.
What might someone be surprised to learn about Seacole?
A really high-quality cooperative crew. I like the people.
What is something you can’t live without?
God, country, and my family.
Measure twice, cut once.
Learn more about Walt here.