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Celeste Todaro Raymond

CelesTech Inc. was started in 2003 by Celeste Todaro, former Vice President of Heinkel® USA from 1994 to 2003. She joined Heinkel® USA in its infancy, in 1986 and has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and M.B.A. She has recently edited and authored the Third Edition of Fermentation and Biochemical Engineering Handbook. Celeste also worked at Wyssmont Drying Company and is a solid-liquid separation specialist.

Charlotte Todaro

She has inside sales and business experience and is available to help with your spare parts and service orders.

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Doug Pagett LLC et al

Doug Pagett worked on the early Heinkel® Centrifuges as a former Heinkel® sub supplier. He has over 25 years experience with Heinkel ® Centrifuges. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and specializes in legacy controls for all types of industrial equipment..

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Jerry Kowalczyk

He is currently an Electrical Engineer for CelesTech. He was a former lead engineer and sub-supplier for Heinkel® for over 17 years. He has extensive experience in designing, programming, startups and trouble shooting Heinkel® Inverting Filter Centrifuges. He is a degreed Electrical Engineer and has worked on over 150 Heinkel® Centrifuges.

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Anna Kessler

Anna is currently our After Sales and Customer Representative (for spare parts) who has over 15 years of experience working for a large national accounting firm. Anna has a BS and masters in accounting from the University of Florida. She previously worked with BellSouth Corporation, where she spent time in the tax department, as well as the Consumer Business department as a Business analyst. She is also fluent in Spanish.

Michael Heierbacher

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Contecma-CS GmbH/Germany: Sister Company to CelesTech

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Siegfried Mueller

The principal - he had over 25 years in procurement experience at Heinkel®. He started Contecma-CS GmbH with Walter Schneider.

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Walter Schneider

Lead mechanical and hydraulic specialist and had over 25 years of experience at Heinkel® in manufacturing and field service.

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Michael Nowitzki

Michael started as an apprentice at 15 at Heinkel®. He had over 25 years experience at Heinkel® in manufacturing and in mechanical field experience. He is a specialist in .1 electric design.

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Juergen Buchele

Jeurgen had over 15 years experience in procurement, process engineering and laboratory work at Heinkel®.

Mr. Gerteis

Mr. Gerteis was employed by Heinkel® for over 43 years. He is a former CEO of Heinkel® and patent holder for the hydraulic and electric designs. Contecma-CS has a relationship with Mr. Gerteis, such that we can call upon his great expertise.

Of course, none of our personnel are employed by Heinkel® any longer, however our hundreds years of experience can be put to good use on your Heinkel® Centrifuges