Company History

The ceramic division of Platronics Seals started back in the Mid 80’s as Tech-Ceram Corporation in Amesbury, MA. In 1997 the company was sold to ART Advanced Refractory Technologies then to Tyco Electronics in 2000.  Since 2000 the company changed hands twice and in February of 2010 Platronics acquired the operation and moved it to its state-of-the-art headquarters in Tempe, Arizona.

Platronics Seals is a privately held company with more than 45 years of experience in manufacturing high-quality ceramic and glass-to-metal seal packages for the semiconductor, aerospace, automotive and telecommunications industries.

Management Team

The management team includes:

Sam Baar – President
Victor Alcazar – Sales and Marketing
Ruth Lazzara – Controller
Meng Xiong – Quality Supervisor
Kenneth Draney – Manufacturing Supervisor
Courtney Farr – Manufacturing Supervisor
Alfred Rangel – Maintenance Supervisor
Bridgette Argue – Human Resources
Amy Alcazar – Business Development