Harry Trip Passes Away


Reading time ( words)

Industry veteran Harry Trip, a long-time employee at Cobar—a Balver Zinn company—has passed away.

His death was sudden and unexpected, but his loved ones can draw comfort from the fact that he did not suffer. Harry had survived cancer and recovered from treatment many years ago.

Harry had been at Cobar for more than 20 years, and had a lot of involvement with the formulation and testing of Cobar products that are currently still being sold globally. He was a problem solver and a true friend to all its customers, always attending personally to any line issues. Even up to the last week, he was still visiting customers and solving problems.

At work, Harry was always part of the team, but a bit of a maverick—trying different things away from R&D to make the process go quicker and help customers—most of the time not even telling his bosses until his process was well underway. Nine times out of 10, he was very successful at making minor changes that made a big difference.

Harry was a husband, a father, and a grandfather. He was actually planning to retire at the end of this year to spend more time with his wife and family.

Harry will be missed greatly, and his shoes at Cobar will be almost be impossible to fill.

Share


Suggested Items

A Not So Surprising Focus for Flex in the XR Realm

03/14/2018 | Dan Feinberg
Dan Feinberg has been covering augmented, virtual, and mixed-reality for I-Connect007 for the last few years. He recently met with Eric Braddom, VP of Extended Reality (XR) Product Management for Flex, a company that is involved in this disruptive technology. In this interview, Dan and Eric discuss the future of augmented, mixed and/or virtual reality, or as Flex calls it, "extended reality."

RTW IPC APEX EXPO: Indium Discusses Fighting Solder Voids

03/06/2018 | Real Time with...IPC
Voiding has increasingly become one of the most critical challenges in the soldering process. In this interview, Christopher Nash, product manager for the PCB assembly solder paste business of Indium, speaks about how the company is helping customers address the voiding challenge.

Exceeding Customer Expectations

02/26/2018 | Stephen Las Marias, I-Connect007
Aculon Inc. commercializes unique surface coatings leveraging nanotechnology and other surface modification techniques. The company’s original focus was the optical industry, developing treatments of prescription eyewear, sunglasses and other optics.



Copyright © 2018 I-Connect007. All rights reserved.