Vito has over 30 years of experience in all aspects of refractory metals technology and business.He received a B.S. from Drexel University and a M.S. from the University of Florida, both in Material Science. He has worked for GTE Sylvania, OSRAM, Plansee, H.C. Starck and GE in a variety of engineering, marketing, manufacturing, consulting and management roles.
His tungsten and molybdenum experience spans chemicals, powders, pressing, sintering, billets, forgings, plate, sheet, rod, wire and machined parts and products. He has developed advanced process technology to produce parts for a variety of lighting, defense, aerospace, medical, glass, flat panel display and micro-electronics markets.
For the past 15 years, Vito has served as President and CEO of MBDN, a virtual factory dedicated to materials and electronic manufacturing. Vito has received 7 US patents and 23 proprietary technology awards, including GTE’s prestigious Warner Award. He is ready to use his expertise to help our customers address their refractory metals challenges and provide innovative, cost effective solutions to help them solve their most difficult problems.