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TTA 2022 Fall Meeting (Myrtle Beach, SC)

TTA 2022 Fall Meeting (Myrtle Beach, SC)

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 to Friday, December 2, 2022

Event Details

We are excited to announce registration is now open for the                2022 Fall Meeting of The Transformer Association!

Join us at the Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort, in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, November 30 - December 2, 2022.

Highlights of this year's program include presentations on "Powertrain Macros", 3D technologies, leadership development, an ITR economic update, and our next module in the Transformer Design Engineer Certification Program. Special activities during the meeting include a tour of the local Hitachi Metglas facilty, an optional dinner at Crooked Hammock Brewery, and golf and tennis outings.

Be sure to complete your registration and book your sleeping room before October 28.

  

 Hotel  Speakers 

Sponsorship   Golf & Tennis

Attendance Fees  Policies

Registration deadline: Oct 28

 REGISTER NOW

Would you like to be a Featured Sponsor at our meeting? Check out the sponsorship opportunities.
Schedule of Events

Wednesday, November 30

11:00am - 1:30pm     Board of Directors Meeting
12:30pm - 1:30pm     IMA Working Group Meeting
  2:00pm - 5:00pm     Hitachi Metglas Facility Tour
  6:30pm - 8:30pm     Crooked Hammock Brewery - Optional Dinner

Thursday, December 1

7:30am - 8:30am        Breakfast Buffet & Tabletop Exhibits
8:30am - 8:35am        Welcome, Introductions, Program Overview
8:35am - 9:00am        Materials Updates
9:00am - 9:15am        Sponsor Presentations
9:15am - 10:30am      Leaders Are Not Born, They Are Built |
                                     Randy Disharoon

10:30am - 10:45am    Networking Break with Tabletop Exhibits
10:45am - 12:00pm    "Powertrain Macros" - Analyzing The Various 
                                      Automaker Electrification Strategies |
                                      Devin Lindsay, S&P Global Mobility

12:00pm - 1:00pm      Luncheon
1:00pm -   2:00pm      Transformer & Coil Design Best Practice |
                                     Dave Anderson
2:15pm -   2:45pm      Pros and Cons Of Different 3D Technologies |
                                     Richard Barden, Lodestone Pacific
2:45pm -   3:00pm      Networking Break with Tabletop Exhibits
3:00pm -   4:30pm      Business Management Forum Roundtable 
3:00pm -   4:30pm      Transformer Design Engineer Certification
                                     Program 

Introduction to Hard Insulation | Curtis Frye, 3M

 Introduction to Bobbin Design | Brian Hatley, Miles Platts

6:00pm - 9:00pm        Reception & Dinner (onsite)

Friday, December 2

7:30am - 8:30am         Breakfast Buffet with Tabletop Exhibits
8:30am - 8:50am         TTA Membership Meeting
9:00am - 10:30am       Economic Update |
                                      Connor Lokar, ITR Economics

1:03pm                         Golf Outing
1:30pm                         Tennis

David Alcala
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David Alcala Triad Magnetics
Sarah Amschler
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Sarah Amschler Marketing Manager/Account Representative WJLP Company dba West Coast Magnetics
David Anderson
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David Anderson Mr. Big
Joe Ashley
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Joe Ashley Mr. SNC Manufacturing Co., Inc.
Claude Badawy
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Claude Badawy Mr. Gowanda Electronics Corp.
Hollace Barden
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Hollace Barden Business Development Lodestone Pacific
Rich Barden
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Rich Barden President Lodestone Pacific
Gary Bates
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Gary Bates Mr. Vishay HiRel Systems LLC
Scott Beebe
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Scott Beebe EIS, Inc.
Ales Bertuzzi
Ales Bertuzzi Vice President Georg NA, Transformer lines Georg North America Inc.
Bruce Biggs
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Bruce Biggs Thomas & Skinner Inc.
Bennett Bruntil
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Bennett Bruntil Fair-Rite Products Corp.
Ricardo Busch
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Ricardo Busch Noratel Canada
Jim Carmody
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Jim Carmody EIS, Inc.
Rodrigo Casas
Rodrigo Casas VC Laminations/Lapham-Hickey
Zack Cataldi
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Zack Cataldi Spang & Co
Glen Collins
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Glen Collins Mr. TSC Ferrite International Co.
April Coulter
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April Coulter Electronic Craftsmen
Jim Cox
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Jim Cox Mr. Micrometals Inc.
Chris Davis
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Chris Davis President Nova Magnetics Inc.
Antonio Di Biase
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Antonio Di Biase Tempel Steel Company
Greg Dittrich
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Greg Dittrich Mr Essex Brownell
Rod Duhaime
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Rod Duhaime Director Of Engineering Roman Manufacturing
Christine Dull
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Christine Dull Triad Magnetics
William Dull
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William Dull President Triad Magnetics
Laila Durban
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Laila Durban General Manager Manutech Assembly, Inc.
Lance Durban
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Lance Durban Mr. Manutech Assembly, Inc.
Clayton Elliott
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Clayton Elliott Design Engineering Manager New England Wire Technologies Corp.
Curtis Frye
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Curtis Frye Mr Curtis Frye 3M
Bob Fyrer
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Bob Fyrer Business Development Manager DuPont
Mike Gibney
Mike Gibney VC Laminations/Lapham-Hickey
Frederick Goeckerman
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Frederick Goeckerman Mr. Thermik Corporation
Philip Gordon
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Philip Gordon Mr Essex Brownell
Ross Hammond
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Ross Hammond Business Development Manager Hammond Manufacturing Company Ltd.
Eric Hicks
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Eric Hicks Dongan Electric Mfg. Co.
Gary Hicks
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Gary Hicks Mr. Dongan Electric Mfg. Co.
John Hindle IV
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John Hindle IV VP of Operations Hitran Corporation
Jakob Jakobsson
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Jakob Jakobsson Mr. Amgis LLC
James Koepke
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James Koepke Mr. SNC Manufacturing Co., Inc.
John Lawlor
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John Lawlor Allstar Magnetics, LLC
Tim Lindey
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Tim Lindey Spang & Co
Parry Lively
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Parry Lively Tempel Steel Company
Adam Lorette
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Adam Lorette Senior Design Engineer API Delevan
Kelly MacKay
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Kelly MacKay Director of Sales New England Wire Technologies Corp.
Timothy Martin
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Timothy Martin Product Specialist / Product Manager DXT Specialized Electronic Products Dexter Magnetic Technologies
John Meeks
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John Meeks Mr. Standex Electronics
Lukas Mueller
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Lukas Mueller Micrometals Inc.
Paul B. Oberbeck
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Paul B. Oberbeck President National Magnetics Group
Vahe Ohanian
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Vahe Ohanian Sr. Director of Technical Services UPG EES
Vahe Ohanian
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Vahe Ohanian Sr. Director of Technical Services UPG-EES
Eric Persinger
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Eric Persinger Reginal Sales Manager - Central US Elantas PDG, Inc.
Jordan Plascencia
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Jordan Plascencia Triad Magnetics
Robert Prescott
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Robert Prescott Mr. M. C. Davis Company, LLC
Jeff Riley
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Jeff Riley Tempel Steel Company
Dana Roschnafsky
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Dana Roschnafsky Business Line Manager - EL Elantas PDG, Inc.
Bob Smith
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Bob Smith Spang & Co
Deb Speer
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Deb Speer Fair-Rite Products Corp.
Mitchell R. Steffen
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Mitchell R. Steffen Technical Sales & Marketing Manager Rea Magnet Wire Company, Inc.
James Tabbi
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James Tabbi Mr. Exxelia USA Inc.
Bruce Thackwray
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Bruce Thackwray President Lenco Electronics Inc.
Zac Tobias
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Zac Tobias WJLP Company dba West Coast Magnetics
Allan Traylor
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Allan Traylor Mr. Broomfield
Ralph Tropeano
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Ralph Tropeano Mr. Windsor Stevens
Stephen Tuckwell
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Stephen Tuckwell VP & EL & WE Business Line Manager Elantas PDG, Inc.
John Vette
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John Vette CHAIRMAN, CEO SNC Manufacturing Co., Inc.
Brian Wells
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Brian Wells Mr. Cortec Enterprises
Ed West
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Ed West President Badger Magnetics, Inc.
Chuck Wild
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Chuck Wild Business Manager - Specialized Electronic Products Dexter Magnetic Technologies
Julie Yuan
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Julie Yuan Ms. Amidon, Inc.
18 Other Registered Attendees

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Hitachi Metglas Facilty Tour

Attendees will have the opportunity to tour the METGLAS Inc. facility located in Conway, South Carolina, on Wednesday, November 30.

Tour participants will hear from the METGLAS R&D Director, President, and Head Engineer about what METGLAS does, the history of its materials, sizes they produce and where it goes.

This tour is limited to 60 people. Be sure to register as soon as possible to ensure your place on the tour. 

Transportation will be provided for the tour. The facility is located approximately 35 minutes from the Hilton.

Note: The tour host reserves the right to deny tour access to anyone due to a competitive situation.

Dinner at Crooked Hammock Brewery

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An optional dinner will be held Wednesday, Nov 30, 6:30pm, at Crooked Hammock Brewery; the cost is $55 per person and includes a dinner buffet, soft drinks, cash bar available, and transportation to/from the brewery (approx. 10 minute drive).

Transformer Design Engineer Certification Program

Introduction to Hard Insulation

Curtis Frye, 3M


Introduction to Bobbin Design

Brian Hatley, Miles Platts


Learn how several key engineering disciplines are brought into the bobbin design and solution process, and about the tool design process and moulding of plastic intended for the coil winding industry.