Seco Promotes Thomas Funke to Component Engineered Tooling Manager

In his new position, Mr. Funke will oversee a team of engineers to deliver complete component tooling solutions to Seco customers.

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Seco Tools, LLC promoted Thomas Funke to component engineered tooling (CET) manager to drive the expansion and enhancement of this division.

In his new position, Mr. Funke will oversee a team of engineers to deliver complete component tooling solutions to Seco customers. He plans to further build and strengthen relationships with customers and other industry partners to deliver excellence in products and services.

Mr. Funke has an extensive background in CAD/CAM and tool processing of complex components, mainly for the aerospace and automotive industries. Prior to his position as CET manager, Mr. Funke led Seco’s production CAM program department where he developed many skills related to the improvement of machine programming techniques and machining processes.

“The goal of our department is to work closely with customers and help them improve their entire approach to part production,” Mr. Funke says. “Not only do we want to help them find or create the best tooling solution, we want them to consider how this optimized solution will affect their overall production line and can positively influence their selection of machines, automation, fixturing, programming and more. A focus on cost per unit will ensure they make the right decisions for long term success.”