The appointment of Duane Michno as the new business development sales & account manager for Aphase II, Inc., a leading Detroit-area prototype service company, is announced by Rob Bluthardt, vice president of marketing and sales.
Mr. Michno has been involved with selling and providing prototype and fixturing services to the major automotive and truck OEMs as well as Tier I and II supplier companies for over thirty years. He comes to Aphase II from Models & Tools Company and prior to that he served for a number of years as sales manager for Mercury Metal Craft.
In making the announcement, Mr. Bluthardt says, “Duane Michno brings an added level of know-how and experience to our sales and marketing organization. With the evolution of improved prototyping technologies and the compressing of new product launch schedules, there is a certain level of trust that is a necessary component for a prototype supplier to be successful with the customer. The broad experience and history of the industry that Duane brings will be a valuable complement to our sales and marketing team.” Mr. Michno resides in St.Clair Shores, Michigan.
Aphase II, headquartered in Sterling Heights, Michigan is a leading provider of complete metal and plastic prototype services including; rapid prototyping, prototype stampings, mock-ups, verification and alpha builds as well as plastic injection molding, vacuum forming and mold tooling.