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Pedro Agreda
Pedro Agreda came to the U.S more than 30 years ago from his native Peru. Pedro started the business in 1980 as C & P Machine Co., Inc. as a fledgling manufacturer with one small building, two machines and a lot of determination. Joined by his son, Charlie, together they have grown the business, invested and accrued other manufacturing businesses and now offer the highest quality machining services on a wide array of exotic aerospace materials in a new 98,000 square foot facility under the name of EvoAero, Inc.
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Patrick Hayden
Quality Control Manager for Product Integrity
Please welcome Evo Aero’s new Quality Manager Patrick Hayden
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Charlie Agreda
Vice President
Charlie Agreda is vice president and owner of Evolution Aero, South Windsor. Evolution Aero offers machining services and production of rigid tube assemblies for the aerospace and power generation industries. After founding the company 34 years ago, Agreda has grown it to a mid-sized company that recently acquired a Pompano Beach, Florida-based manufacturing company which is now known as Empire Mfg. Charlie also serves on the technology and manufacturing advisory councils of local colleges in order to promote these educational curriculums and ensure a continued highly skilled manufacturing labor force.
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Craig Maneeley
General Manager
Craig Maneeley has over 35 years in progressive management experience in the Aerospace industry. Craig is a graduate apprentice with CT State Journeyman certificate, hold a Bachelor’s of Science Degree as well as Master’s Degree both earned through night school. Craig started his career at Pratt &Whitney Aircraft and has worked at Dynamic Gunver Technologies Group prior to coming to EvoAero. Craig is the General Manager for EvoAero and oversees all the manufacturing, quality and administration activities.
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Gary Massaro
Human Resource Manager
Gary Massaro has thirty-two years of experience in the Aerospace Industry, including various management positions in several departments. He worked at Empire Mfg. Corp. for twenty-five years and continued with EvoAero Inc. which purchased Empire Mfg. in 2008. Gary has received an Associate’s Degree in Accounting and holds numerous certificates with regard to Human resource development and finance. Gary is currently the Human Resource Manager for EvoAero.
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Susan Alberto
Quality Assurance Director/Special Process Manager
Susan Alberto has been working in the aerospace manufacturing industry for over 35 years. She has a degree in radiologic technology and holds an Associate’s Degree in Science. Her career has been focused on Quality Assurance and Special Processes Management. She has held Level 3 certifications in all the NDT disciplines and is currently the Quality Assurance Director/Special Process Manager and the Responsible NDT Level 3 for Radiography and Penetrant Testing at EvoAero.