ControlTek, Inc. Hires New Senior Manufacturing Engineer


ControlTek new Senior Manufacturing Engineer Neal Haarberg


Vancouver, WA (September 27th, 2010) – EMS contract manufacturer, ControlTek has hired Neal Haarberg as their new Senior Manufacturing Engineer.

Haarberg comes to ControlTek with over 10 years of experience in the EMS industry. As Senior Manufacturing Engineer, Neal will be applying his expertise to the SMT arena, coordinating the equipment, work flow, and optimizing the manufacturing processes involved.

Haarberg specializes in the manufacturing and prototyping of a wide range of products and possesses a strong knowledge of high mix/low volume outputs, making him the perfect fit for ControlTek.

“We are extremely excited to have added someone of Neal's background and experience to our tenured staff. Neal will continue to help us find the best avenues in the manufacturing and prototyping processes for our partners. His enthusiasm for manufacturing and relative equipment will serve him well here at ControlTek,” said Andy LaFrazia, President at ControlTek.

Originally from California, Neal moved to Oregon to attain his Bachelor's Degree in Manufacturing and Engineering at Oregon State University, entered the EMS work world quickly thereafter, and has lived in Oregon ever since. Haarberg's understanding of surface mount production will amplify ControlTek's already diverse manufacturing capabilities ( for current and future customers. He also looks forward to being an integral element in the ControlTek company culture of constantly improving manufacturing processes, “ControlTek's reputation in the EMS industry and family-run, service oriented culture inspired this move for me and my family. I am extremely excited to be a part of such a forward thinking EMS team and to help keep costs as low as possible for our clients.”

Neal began his career with ControlTek on June 28th.

ControlTek Inc. was founded in 1971 and has grown to represent a diverse number of industries with a full suite of electronic manufacturing services, electronic and industrial design capabilities. Our Vancouver, Washington facility serves a diverse client base in industries such as: industrial, medical, semi-conductor, aerospace, military, and consumer products. At ControlTek, we believe in providing diligent service, to our partners via open communication, flexible solutions, and a culture of continuous improvement. ControlTek's quality system is ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 certified as well as an FDA registered firm.

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