A Look At TCA’s Personnel

TCA Technologies Inc. has over a thousand systems installed in manufacturing plants worldwide, but none of that would be possible without our amazing staff. From top to bottom, our employees make TCA the successful company that it is. Here is an introduction to the senior staff who lead our outstanding goup:

David Nelson, President

Dave holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Waterloo and is a licensed Professional Engineer (P.Eng) in the province of Ontario.  In 1996 he co-founded TCA, and he has served as President of the company since that time.

A gifted designer, Dave has skills that have been enhanced by his hands-on background as a licensed Class A Automotive Service Technician.  He has developed mechanical systems, thermodynamic systems and machine control systems for a wide range of industries and applications, as well as analyzing and improving existing systems.

Under Dave’s technical leadership, TCA has developed a strong engineering group that contributes significantly to the company’s reputation as an innovative and dependable source for manufacturing systems and machinery.  His passion for his craft, personal integrity and ethical approach to business has earned the respect of customers, employees and suppliers alike.

Tony Davies, General Manager

Greenfield plant development in the USA, management of a European subsidiary, micro-enterprise development in West Africa, and corporate development and reorganization in Canada have all contributed to the depth of management and executive experience that Tony brings to TCA.  He has served on boards and in executive capacities with corporations, non-profits and associations.

With over 30 years of experience in the manufacturing and marketing sectors of the capital equipment industry and with education in finance, management and strategic planning Tony has brought disciplined financial management and a strong team approach to the management of operations at TCA since joining the company in 2004.

Nolan Loy Son, Sales and Marketing Manager

Nolan joined TCA in 2000 as Electrical Engineering Manager and subsequently moved into the Engineering Manager position with responsibility for all Mechanical, Electrical and Software Engineering.  He was then appointed Sales and Marketing Manager in 2010, where he leads the Sales & Applications group and directs the company’s marketing activities.

With over 25 years of extensive automation experience (including a number of years in the food, beverage and automotive industries) he combines technical excellence with a customer-centric approach.  Nolan is also a Certified Microsoft Professional and has executive responsibility for all IT functions at TCA.

Sal LeRose, Plant Manager

Though a newer member of TCA staff, Sal has over 20 years of extensive experience in manufacturing, design & testing of products and process equipment as well as a proven track record in the management of personnel and projects. Since joining TCA in 2011 Sal provides leadership to the project functions at TCA including Mechanical and Electrical Design, Controls & Software, Manufacturing, and Assembly & Test.

His years of experience in the automotive component manufacturing industry give him a unique perspective on the requirements of TCA’s customers.  Sal holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Waterloo and a P.Eng. designation.  Additionally, he is a Certified Energy Manager registered with the Association of Energy Engineers (USA).

Our presence in manufacturing plants around the world wouldn’t be possible without the hard work of our outstanding employees. These four senior staff are proud to lead the many people who make what we do at TCA possible.

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