Ken Burtt, General Manager, Engineered Materials
Mr. Burtt serves as General Manager of the Engineered Materials platform for PPG Aerospace and is responsible for both the Dexmet division located in Wallingford, CT and the Cuming Microwave product group located in Avon, MA. Prior to Dexmet, Mr. Burtt served as Business Development Manager for Gem Sensors & Controls and Director of Sales and Marketing at Precision Dynamics, both companies under The Danaher Group of corporations from 1998 through 2007. Mr. Burtt holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Widener University and is a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers and American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Ryan Smart, Plant Manager, Wallingford, Engineered Materials
Ryan Smart serves as the Plant Manager of Aerospace at PPG’s Engineered division in Wallingford, CT. Prior to PPG, Ryan served as the Plant Manager for a Fuel Systems company in Bridgeport CT. Mr. Smart has been in the electrical/mechanical manufacturing field for about 25 years, with 15 years in operations management.