Climax names VP of global quality and engineering

April 18, 2014

Climax Portable Machining & Welding Systems, a manufacturer of portable on-site machining and welding tools in Newberg, Ore., has hired Scott Kunkler as vice president of global quality and engineering. He is responsible for analyzing and developing improvements to the company’s quality system and design processes, as well as manufacturing and application engineering processes.

Kunkler has 29 years of professional engineering experience in leading international quality and engineering teams and in assisting companies with the technical evaluation of their acquisitions across the globe. He previously served as vice president of engineering at Circor Aerospace & Defense.