Three key personnel join ROPV

Desalination membrane pressure-vessel manufacturer ROPV has added three key personnel to support and meet its international customer needs.

Raul Ramos, formerly from Energy Recovery Inc, has been named director of marketing. With over 15 years of experience in various marketing and consultancy capacity, working with Siemens, Toshiba, Chrysler and GM, he will be responsible for all areas of global brand strategy and channel marketing. 

Rick Torres has been named director, technical service and support. Formerly with Bekaert Progressive Composites, he has over 20 years of experience in filament winding, product and technology implementation and R&D testing. Torres started with Advanced Structures, creators of Codeline, and later on became part of the co-founding team of Progressive Composites – Protec brand.

Chris Gargiulo has been named director of manufacturing engineering. With over 15 years experience in filament-wound pressure-vessels, he was formerly manufacturing engineer at Bekaert Progressive Composites and was instrumental in establishing the Vista, California plant. Gargiulo started his career in 1995 with Advance Structures that later became Pentair Water, manufacturers of Codeline pressure-vessels.