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Dr. Thomas Vilaro Appointed Quality and Technical Director at Fine Tubes

Monday, May 8, 2023

Plymouth, U.K. (May 11, 2023) - Precision tubing manufacturer, Fine Tubes has appointed Dr. Thomas Vilaro as its new Quality and Technical Director. He will be responsible for maintaining a strong culture of quality control and technical prowess across the specialist tube manufacturer.

Thomas will also oversee different technical processes to ensure that Fine Tubes products continue to conform to customers’ expectations and specifications while meeting all regulatory requirements.

Thomas joins Fine Tubes with a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering, as well as a qualification in Greenbelt Lean-6 Sigma. Prior to joining the business, he held leadership roles in quality component delivery and product safety, as well as various positions in the aerospace industry in the UK and France.

Commenting on his appointment, Thomas says: “I am delighted to join the talented team here at Fine Tubes. It is an ambitious business with a well-deserved reputation for high-quality tubing products. I am excited to get started in my new role, overseeing the quality and technical functions, and helping to ensure customer satisfaction and regulatory compliance.”

David Cawse, Operations Director at Fine Tubes adds: “We warmly welcome Thomas to the Fine Tubes family and look forward to working with him. Quality control and technical expertise are crucial to the ongoing growth of the business, and I am confident that Thomas will prove himself invaluable to the continued development of both.”

Fine Tubes manufactures high-quality seamless and welded precision tubing products that perform in the most demanding environments and critical applications. It is one of five businesses that make up the AMETEK Specialty Metal Products (SMP) business unit, alongside Superior Tube, AMETEK Wallingford, AMETEK Eighty Four, and Hamilton Precision Metals.