Our Team Members
Filtration Manufacturing Equipment by Filtration Technology Systems
Steve Wallace - PresidentBefore launching S & J Precision in a two car garage with wife Sheila in 1990, Steve Wallace learned his trade managing and operating a number of area machine shops, developing the skills necessary to take any job from prototype to production. In the mid-eighties, Steve spent two years in Houston, Texas where he owned a printing business before returning to the work he knows and loves. He is a 1975 graduate of Vincennes University. In 2005 Steve and Sheila bought Filtration Technologies, Inc and moved it from Louisville to New Albany, Indiana. They have more than doubled the size of FTS since they acquired it, adding new equipment lines and employees. Steve is very involved with every quote and the development of new equipment. Steve and Sheila have 2 children, Jason and Nikki and 2 grandchildren with one more on the way.
Jason WallaceJason started working in the machine shop when he was in high school working for S&J and taking machine shop classes at Prosser Vocational School. He worked his way up at S&J starting with sweeping floors, sawing and deburring parts. He then moved up into manual machining and then programming and running the CNC machines. He is currently the General Manager of the company.
Jason is a graduate of New Albany High School, and also has an Associates degree from Vincennes University in Machine Trades.
Brian MorrisA native of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Brian has over 30 years of experience in filter and automation production equipment and has been involved with every aspect of the machines. Serving many functions within the company he is a great resource person if the customer has a need to develop a new product line. He is also a US Navy veteran and the recipient of 3 Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medals as well as the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal. A 1992 graduate of the University of Louisville, the premier University in the Commonwealth, he reside in Kentucky and has daughter at Bellarmine University.
Bill NoelBill started his professional career as an Apprentice Tool Maker for Newport News Ship Building and Drydock where he became a certified nuclear machinist and worked on machining reactor components for the Submarines and Aircraft carriers built by the company.
From 1987-1994, during his employment with American Air Filter, Bill worked as a machinist and contributed to their machine designs. During his 7-year employment, Bill traveled with company maintenance crews to various locations working on installation of new equipment, overhauling and moving manufacturing facilities.
After his departure from AAF in 1994, Bill helped to start Filtration Technology Systems and currently works as a Manufacturing Manager.
Jerry GoodhueJerry came to work for S&J/FTS in the summer 2006. Previously working in the mill supply distribution industry, he brings nearly 20 years of experience in purchasing and sales of commodities used in machining and manufacturing. Using product and material knowledge he negotiates with vendors to obtain the best possible costs and delivery on everything from raw materials to manufactured products used by S&J and FTS. In his spare time Jerry enjoys fishing, woodworking and spending time with his family.
Billy WhiteBilly White of New Albany, Indiana began his engineering career earning a degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Purdue University in 2000. Working in Tier 1 automotive manufacturing facilities, he gained experience designing, integrating, and Automating Machinery, processes and fixturing, as well a managing Facilities Capital Expenditure projects. He carries 14 years’ experience in Management Capacity in areas of fabrication, machining, and ASME Code applications servicing Automotive, Defense, Entertainment and commodity industries.
With 20 years of experience using multiple Solid Modeling and CAD programs after achieving CAD certifications from Speed School at the University of Louisville, Billy brings in a well-rounded approach to design and automation. He enjoys working with customers to develop process and machinery solutions utilizing the latest technology in emerging Robotic and automation integration capacities.
Billy enjoys Motorcycling, Hiking, live music and spending time with his family consisting of his Wife Erica, Daughter Lexi, and stepchildren Alexicah, Dakota, Bella and Brannigan.
Vincent KorfhageElectrical Engineer
For any questions, comments or general information contact our office at 812.944.9368 or via email at email@example.com.
As a leading producer of automation equipment, Filtration Technology Systems not only manufactures and designs filtration manufacturing equipment, pleating equipment, filter and filtration equipment, rotary pleaters, air filter production equipment and laminating equipment but also offers our customers consulting services, outstanding post production support and training.
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