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Steven J. Coppella, PhD, PE, Director of Materials and Applications

With over 25 years of experience, Dr. Coppella is an expert in the development, manufacture, and application of carbon/graphite, graphite, and hardface components.  His experience includes a variety of seal and bearing applications and has addressed the needs of the Industrial, Aerospace, Pharmaceutical, Food Processing, Chemical Process Industry, Transportation, Energy, and other specialty markets with direct experience in North America, Europe, and Asia.  Dr. Coppella and his team are responsible for supporting Applications, Materials and Process Development, Operations Support, Product Stewardship, Customer Support, and Field Failure Analysis.