Plymouth, WI — August 2016: Kurtz Ersa North America, a leading supplier of electronics production equipment, today announced Todd DeZwarte’s 20-year anniversary with the company. Dezwarte wears many hats at Ersa as Product Manager – Rework, Inspection & Tools. Ernie Grice, VP of Sales, Kurtz Ersa NA commented, “Todd has been an integral part of the Kurtz Ersa family for a long time. His work ethic, technical ability and loyalty over the years have proven to be greatly beneficial to our company.”
Dezwarte joined Kurtz ERSA on August 1, 1996. Since then, he has held various positions from head electrician in the rebuild department, to field service engineer and applications engineer. In 2009 he was promoted to North American Sales Manager for the Rework, Inspection and Tools division.
A seasoned veteran in the electronics industry, Dezwarte has earned certifications from the Wisconsin School of Electronics, Lakeshore Technical College and Moraine Park Technical College. He is an IPC Certified Trainer in IPC-7711 and IPC-7721. Ersa has introduced several advanced new technologies in the past few years, and Dezwarte brings these new products to market for the Rework, Inspection and Tools division by analyzing proposed product requirements and product development programs.