AMETEK TMC Names Darren Chao as Technical Manager - Asia

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

PEABODY, MA, — TMC, an industry leader in high-performance vibration cancellation technology, has appointed Darren Chao as Technical Manager for Asia. With the growing global demand for advanced vibration cancellation systems, TMC has found it crucial for its in-house experts to provide technical support at regional activity hubs around the world.

Mr. Chao has a very strong background in floor vibration control measurement and analysis and in providing application support of vibration-sensitive tools. He is responsible for providing advanced technical support for TMC’s Asian customers and for providing training and support to TMC’s team of sales people and distributors throughout Asia.

“We expect Darren to apply his decades of experience to helping solve vibration control challenges faced by scientists and engineers in the photonics, metrology, life sciences, semiconductor, and nanotechnology industries across Asia,” states Steve Ryan, Divisional Vice President, TMC.

Prior to joining TMC, Mr. Chao held positions in research, engineering, and sales management in vibration isolation. He has served various industries, including semiconductor, flat panel, automotive, and metrology and has proven leadership experience supporting markets in Asia.

Mr. Chao has a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Tamkang University in Tamsui, Taiwan and a master’s degree in Structural Engineering from North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina. He is a Registered Professional Civil Engineer in the State of California and is fluent in both English and Mandarin.

TMC designs and manufactures precision vibration isolation systems for sensitive research and manufacturing processes worldwide. TMC is an ISO 9001:2008-certified company. Its products include active and passive vibration isolation systems; optical tops, optical table systems, and breadboards; laboratory tables and tabletop platforms; floor platforms; magnetic field cancellation and electric field shielding systems; and acoustic enclosures

TMC is a unit of AMETEK Ultra Precision Technologies, a pioneer in the development of ultraprecision measurement instruments and a global leader in ultra-precise machine tools and manufacturing systems for the semiconductor, photovoltaic, nanotechnology, military, defense and ophthalmic lens markets.

AMETEK Ultra Precision Technologies is a division of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of $4.0 billion.

For more information, contact Sheryl Aleckna at Technical Manufacturing Corporation, 15 Centennial Drive, Peabody, MA 01960. Tel: +1 978-532-6330. Fax: +1 978-531-8682. Website: