Tom Seratti Joins Advanced Precision Distribution as President

Reading time ( words)

Advanced Precision Distribution (APD), the leading distributor of best-in-class equipment and technical solutions, announces that it has hired Tom Seratti as president. In this role, Seratti is responsible for providing strategic vision while working with Ken Masci, CEO, and Tony Masci, General Manager, to grow the business.

APD offers in-depth solutions to today’s complex manufacturing challenges. As a distributor of some of the most highly respected and innovative companies in the industry, APD provides best-in-class equipment along with unparalleled technical knowledge.

“Having Tom join the company is truly beneficial,” said Ken Masci. “He brings the additional technical expertise and business experience that APD needs to advance to the next level.” 

Seratti brings more than 40 years of industry experience to the company, including executive and sales management positions in distribution, supplier and independent representative organizations. Throughout his time in the industry, Seratti has held positions at ITC Electronics, Zack Electronics, Marshall Industries, Avnet, SPI Westek where he held the title of owner/operator, and OK Industries where he held the title of VP Global Sales and Marketing. In 2011, Tom and his wife Carrie started a Southern California-based representative firm, Stratesys Group, which they merged with a non-competitive representative company, West-Tech Materials, in 2016. Seratti served as the vice president of the Electronic Assembly Division. 

“I am excited about my role within APD. I look forward to combining my industry and product knowledge with Ken’s and Tony’s in order to grow and strengthen the company while providing best-fit technology and solutions to our customers,” said Seratti.



Suggested Items

Nolan’s Notes: Driving Cost Out of the Supply Chain

04/28/2021 | Nolan Johnson, I-Connect007
Supply chain issues have become mainstream news as virtually all supply chains were affected in some manner by the pandemic lockdowns. The interactions of supply, demand, and distribution became a topic of scrutiny even for my 80-something parents; we all became experts at understanding supply chain when we had to explain exactly why toilet paper was peculiarly absent from store shelves, while there was plenty of liquor still available. The vagaries of the distribution chain for all sorts of daily necessities suddenly became our concern; we no longer could take the supply chain for granted.

Hans-Peter Tranitz: Dieter Bergman IPC Fellowship Award Recipient

04/22/2021 | Patty Goldman, I-Connect007
In this wide-ranging interview, Patty Goldman speaks with Continental Automotive’s Peter Tranitz about his IPC involvement with press-fit and other automotive standards which have earned him the coveted Dieter Bergman IPC Fellowship Award.

Excerpt—The Printed Circuit Assembler’s Guide to... SMT Inspection: Today, Tomorrow, and Beyond, Chapter 3

04/22/2021 | Brent Fischthal, Koh Young America
Initiatives like the IPC Connected Factory Exchange (CFX) and IPC-Hermes-9852 underpin efforts within the industry to develop standards and help create a smart factory. These M2M communication standards, guided in part by Industry 4.0, are altering the manufacturing process by improving metrics such as first pass yield and throughput by applying autonomous process adjustments.

Copyright © 2021 I-Connect007. All rights reserved.