PCB Piezotronics Names Ronald J. Livecchi Senior Director of New Aerospace & Defense Division
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PCB Piezotronics Inc.
3425 Walden Ave.
Depew, NY, 14043 2495
Press release date: January 21, 2008
January 21, 2008, Depew, NY, USA - PCB Piezotronics (PCB®), a global leader in the design and manufacture of force, torque, load, strain, pressure, acoustic, shock and vibration sensors, has announced the appointment of Mr. Ronald J. Livecchi as Senior Director of the newly formed PCB® Aerospace & Defense division.
PCB® Aerospace and Defense specializes in products and programs developed exclusively for the global aerospace, civil and military aviation, defense, homeland security, nuclear, and test and measurement markets. Products include space-rated high temperature and high-g shock accelerometers; space-qualified hardware; sensors and instrumentation for Health and Usage Monitoring Systems (HUMS), for UAV's, helicopters, fixed wing aircraft and ground vehicles; system electronics; combustion monitoring pressure sensors; high temperature engine vibration monitoring sensors; launch and separation shock sensors; Active Noise Cancellation products; and aircraft hydraulic pressure sensors, among others. Typical applications include vibration and fatigue testing; qualification testing; aircraft and engine ground, flutter and flight testing; blast pressure and hydraulic system pressure measurements; structural dynamics; engine vibration monitoring; launch and separation shock studies; pressure, wind tunnels and aerodynamic studies; aircraft and ground vehicle prognostics; and noise cancellation applications.
As Senior Director of the PCB® Aerospace & Defense division, Mr. Livecchi will oversee all worldwide strategic target market development, including technical sales; marketing; applications engineering; program management; and customer service, for all sensors and related instrumentation under the PCB® Aerospace & Defense umbrella, including vibration, shock, acceleration, acoustics, pressure, load, dynamic force, strain and torque measurement types. A 30-year veteran of the Aerospace industry, Mr. Livecchi was most recently Vice President and General Manager for Mokon, and has held a progressive series of leadership roles at Jabil Circuit; Parker Hannifin Aerospace; Moog; and Lord Corporation. He holds a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University.
With more than 40 years of expertise in Aerospace and Defense, PCB Piezotronics is a global leader in the design and manufacture of force, torque, load, strain, pressure, acoustic, shock and vibration sensors, as well as the pioneer of ICP® technology. Core competencies include piezoelectric, piezoresistive, strain gage, high-g shock, MEMS and capacitive sensors and instrumentation. Manufacturing operations are certified to AS9100:2004 and ISO 9001:2000, with calibration procedures accredited by A2LA to ISO 17025. Products can be manufactured to meet specific aerospace environmental standards, with program design requirements to meet RTCA-DO-160 and MIL-STD-810. Low out gas designs are available for specific applications.
CONTACTS: Ms. Molly Bakewell Global Public Relations Advertising & Image Manager PCB Piezotronics 3425 Walden Avenue Depew, NY 14043-2495 USA Tel: +716 684 0002 ext. 2663 Fax: +716 684-0987 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org