Scott’s career spans 38 years with highlights from nuclear reactor operations & repair to materials processing using high powered lasers. .
In 2005, he accepted the “Laser Process Development Manager” position at Joining Technologies, Inc. in East Granby, CT. In 2007, Joining Technologies appointed him to head the company’s newly formed Laser Additive Division. In that role Scott brought his collective experience in industrial repair and laser processing together to deliver economical, laser additive solutions to a wide range of industries, including energy production, aerospace, petrochemical and transportation.
In January 2017, Joining Technologies announced the spinoff of their highly successful Laser Additive Division into its own corporation. American Cladding Technologies, Inc. was born and Scott is now the Vice President. In March 2017, American Cladding Technologies expanded to their new 26,000 sq. ft. facility in East Granby, CT.
Scott was trained in Nuclear Technology at the US Navy’s Schools of Electronics and Nuclear Power. He also served as Staff Nuclear Power Instructor for Westinghouse and the US Navy at the Idaho National Engineering Laboratories. He is named on two US patents pertaining to laser applications.
Throughout his career, Ron Benoit has played a role
in every aspect of the manufacturing process.
Ron became our Facility Maintenance Manager in 2017 after 7 years at Joining Technologies, and recently took on the additional role of Production Supervisor. Ron enjoys the challenges the job presents every day; a an adept problem solver, he combines his expertise with a solutions-focused approach, and ensures that our teams have what they need to efficiently deliver quality results to our customers.
When he's not assisting with our operations,
Ron enjoys traveling, movies, reading and DIY projects.
Chad is a valuable collaborator. Previously a laser cladding technician at Joining Technologies, Chad has served as our Process Development Engineer, and is knowledgeable in
laser metal deposition (LMD), TIG welding (GTAW), robotics, metallurgy and more. He is focused on using his technical experience to assist companies in extending the life
of their equipment, and advising them in how to improve efficiency and reduce operating costs. Whether the application is for power generation, aerospace, valve, nuclear or defense projects, Chad can help you with your next innovation.
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