[Press Release] Filtertech Announces Retirement of Longtime Leader, President Joseph Scalise

December 14, 2018

Filtertech Announces Retirement of Longtime Leader, President Joseph Scalise

Scalise to retire at the end of December 2018


Manlius, NY – December 14, 2018 – The Filtertech Board of Directors and staff announce the upcoming retirement of its President, Joseph Scalise.

Since joining Filtertech in 1971, Joe has been a driving force in its growth and success, having worked at essentially all levels within the company, always striving for complete customer satisfaction and a desire to develop or improve applications and equipment. He has not only been a leader and a trailblazer at Filtertech, but recognized as an integral part of our niche in the Filtration industry.

Well known by many Wire industry suppliers and customers, Joe has been responsible for design concepts that have become industry standards for filtration and caster water applications. Joe has been a respected contributor and sought-after advisor to the Wire industry, serving in various capacities including product development, field service, and technical sales engineering.

Although retiring from the day-to-day operations of Filtertech, Joe will continue to serve on the Board of Directors and as consultant on Filtertech applications. He will also be involved in training as Filtertech’s workforce grows as well as sales liaison for the Western portion of North America.

Joe’s various awards and contributions include: author of chapters for Lubrication, Filtration/Disposal and Heat Generation/Cooling for the Non-Ferrous Wire Handbook, Volume 3; recipient of first Marshall V. Yokelson Medal award in 1997 and Wire and Cable Technical Achievement award in 1999; life member of the Wire Association and past Chairman of the Non-Ferrous Committee and past member of the Western Chapter.

Joe would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all the individuals he was privileged to work with over the many years and looks forward to spending more time with his family and friends, enjoying his passion for skiing, off road cycling, target shooting, and woodworking. Joe will be honored on Friday, December 14, 2018 at Filtertech headquarters during their annual holiday luncheon.

About Filtertech, Inc.
Filtertech is an international producer of liquid filtration and waste disposal systems for industrial coolant applications including wire drawing, aluminum and steel rolling, machining, grinding, process water applications such as CV water, caster water, vibratory applications and optical lens generating. To learn more about Filtertech’s systems and applications solutions, visit Filtertech.com or email info@filtertech.com.

Filtertech, Inc.
113 Fairgrounds Drive
Manlius, NY 13104
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