has a new director.
Announces The Appointment of Ron Predmesky as the Director of the
Thermographic Services, Inc., (SITS) one of the USA’s leading
providers of infrared (IR) thermographic services, announces the
appointment of Ron Predmesky as the Director of Stockton’s
IRresearcher™ Division. SITS provides state-of-the-art infrared
testing services to top-500 companies and government agencies in the
US, Canada, Central and South America. SITS has six other infrared
Ron’s experience includes 32 years as a research engineer for Ford
Motor Company. His duties included work in tire testing, infrared
weld inspections (spot, stir friction and ultrasonic), process
control, Ford GT heat management, brake inspection, composite
structures inspection, adhesives inspection and building facilities
operations. During his tenure with Ford, he served as chairman of
Ford Infrared Users Group and was an instructor of Level I and Level
II infrared certification classes.
Special projects included: Formula 1, Stewart Grand Prix –
non-destructive testing of composite structures, tire testing;
Nextel Cup Cars, Ford Factory Sponsored Teams – which focused on
tire testing and heat management; America’s Cup, America One, One
World Challenge – which included hull non-destructive testing, and
appendage inspections (spars, spreaders, rudders, steering pods and
decking); and The University Of Michigan Solar Race Car, which
consisted of assisting and instructing students in infrared
inspection of composite structures. He received two US patents, one
R&D 100 Award and two Henry Ford Technical Achievement Awards.
“I’m very excited about the opportunity to utilize my infrared
experience to develop this division of SITS,” Mr. Predmesky states.
Gregory R. Stockton, president of SITS, comments, “We are thrilled
about the addition of someone of Ron’s caliber and level of
experience to our team.”
Infrared thermography is a growing field that uses IR technology to
test electro-mechanical equipment, enhance manufacturing processes
and perform non-destructive testing (NDT). In addition to supporting
the general efforts of the other divisions, IRresearcher™ division
performs applications-specific infrared surveys, specifically
research applications such as infrared NDT, infrared research of
micro-circuits and is a consultancy to those wanting to install
For more information, please contact 1-800-248-7226, or
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