Dan Alabran, formerly the team leader for Aftermarket Services and Short Cycle Manufacturing projects, will take over as the vacuum furnace team leader. John Hughes will replace Mr. Alabran as the aftermarket team leader. Alabran joined Seco/Warwick in 1989 as a project engineer for aluminum process furnace applications. During his tenure with the aluminum group, Alabran demonstrated a proficiency in upgrading, refurbishing and improving efficiencies in existing equipment in addition to planning and engineering new equipment facilities and was promoted to manager of Aftermarket Services and Short Cycle Manufacturing projects in addition to his project engineering duties. He holds a degree in electrical engineering from Kent State University. Hughes has an associate degree in engineering from the Shenango Valley campus of Penn State University. He started at Seco/Warwick on the aftermarket parts team in 2006. Hughes had been in the tool and die trade designing automated assembly equipment for most of his career prior to joining Seco/Warwick.