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Micro-Coax Hires Two Employees and Promotes Four Others to Bolster its Continued Growth

August 15, 2012 (Pottstown, Pa.)

Micro-Coax today announced that it has hired two employees and promoted four others as it continues growth in 2012 that’s been spurred by new product lines. “2012 has been a banner year for Micro-Coax, as we’ve seen growing sales in many of our product lines,” CEO Chris Kneizys said. “This has prompted the need for new hires. At the same time, some of our leading employees have been rewarded with promotions.”

The new employees are:

Maria Calia of Devon, Pa., application engineer for space markets. Calia previously held engineering roles with Howden Compressors and Allen-Sherman-Hoff. She graduated from Drexel University with a mechanical engineering degree.

Nick Freitag of Douglasville, Pa., production buyer/planner for the connector value stream. Freitag previously was the operations manager with Zephyr Athletic, Inc. He received his business management degree from the University of North Carolina and is working toward a master’s degree at The Pennsylvania State University in supply chain management. In addition, Micro-Coax promoted the following employees:

Phil Lenk of Pottstown, Pa., was promoted to engineering configurator specialist from a plant operator role in the plating department. He joined Micro-Coax in 2011 and earned a physics degree from West Chester University.

Sara Maharrey of Pottstown, Pa., was promoted to sales account representative from a sales clerk role. Maharrey started with Micro-Coax in the summer of 2011 and is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a business degree.

Melissa Snyder of Center Valley, Pa., was promoted to engineering configurator specialist from engineering assistant. Snyder graduated from Bucknell University with a degree in business management and has been with Micro-Coax since June 2011.

Steve Tran of Lafayette Hill, Pa., was promoted to project engineer II from product realization engineer I. Tran joined Micro-Coax upon graduation from Drexel University in 2010 with a B.S. in mechanical engineering.

About Micro-Coax

Micro-Coax is a worldwide leader providing design expertise for radio frequency (RF) and microwave transmission line products and composite EMI shielding materials. Serving the space, military, test & measurement, telecommunications and aviation markets, Micro-Coax products have earned a reputation for the highest reliability in the toughest environments. A broad technology base allows Micro-Coax to quickly respond to customer needs with an innovative combination of coaxial cables, connectors, cable assemblies and EMI shielding materials. For more information, visit