Who We Are

Management

Panos Angelopoulos - PresidentPanos has been involved with the polymer casting industry his entire professional career. He was first introduced to the polymer casting technology at ACO Polymer Products, a German manufacturer of polymer castings for the commercial and industrial building industry. His responsibilities included new products, business development and marketing. Later he joined PPC which specialized in precision polymer castings for the machine tool, semiconductor and many other industries as the Vice President of Sales. PPC was acquired by Illinois Tools Works (ITW) which merged operations with its existing polymer cast business unit that created the largest independent polymer casting company in North America. Panos founded CPT late 2003. Panos holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from New York Institute Of Technology.
Jennifer Christian - Vice President OperationsJennifer oversees the day to day operations including finance, Human Resources and Purchasing. Jennifer is a founding member of CPT with an exceptional business acumen which has helped CPT enjoy a steady growth. Jennifer holds an degree from Cornell University and a masters of education from Columbia University and Cleveland State University.
Velma Andrews - Office ManagerVelma is in charge of customer service along with many other key operational responsibilities. Velma has many years experience in handling all aspects of office work including production scheduling, shipping, purchasing and inventory control.
Lala Paola Korall - Sales Manager, New Business DevelopmentLala is responsible for implementing the company's business growth plan. She has extensive experience in a variety of highly engineered, highly technical products and market applications. Lala has represented CPT in Israel alongside other products in similar market applications. Lala brings a wealth of knowledge to CPT in promoting CPT's technology and products to existing and new markets. She holds a degrees in economics and business from Harvard University.
Harry Adler - Quality ManagerHarry has been with CPT since operations started. Over the years he has been involved in all aspects of manufacturing polymer castings, from the beginning to end. He possesses an exceptional mechanical aptitude and he currently oversees the quality and inspection side of our operation.
Todd Hillegass - Product and Mold DesignTodd is responsible for engineering and design. He was the former engineering and design manager at ITW Polymer Castings with over 10 years experience in the design of castings and molds for polymer castings. Todd is fully trained using Solid Works CAD system and holds a degree in engineering technology.

CPT Advisory Board

Chris Gilmore - President of Godfrey & Wing Inc., a global manufacturer of engineered equipment, products and services for vacuum impregnation and surface preparation.Chris brings an indispensable knowledge of manufacturing practices and business to CPT as he is very familiar with epoxy resins, polymers and their applications. Chris holds a degree in engineering and an MBA.
Emile Kadycz - President of I-DEALS, an
International consulting firm.
Emile provides advice on international sales growth and business practices. His past work includes marketing high tech products to the semiconductor, medical and electronics industries along other specialized markets.
Sam McLafferty - CEO Palisade CorporationSam McLafferty is the founder, president, and CEO of Palisade Corporation, a company specializing in risk and decision analysis software headquartered in Ithaca, NY. Prior to Palisade he was a risk analysis consultant. Sam brings a wealth of knowledge and business experience to CPT both in domestic and international strategic decisions. Sam holds a science degree from McGill University and an MS from Penn State University.