Decatur, IL -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/19/2015 -- Kara Demirjian Huss, Vice President and Global Marketing Director for T/CCI Manufacturing, was featured in Quality Digest in the first of a series of articles highlighting women leaders in manufacturing. Industrial journalist, Thomas R. Cutler, authored the article titled, "XX," which examined women in manufacturing leadership roles.
Demirjian started her career in fashion marketing then moved to manufacturing, leading marketing efforts for family companies including Tillotson (carburetors for power tools) and T/CCI (air conditioning compressors for heavy duty trucks and military vehicles). In 2000, with business partner Katherine Smith, she launched DCC Marketing Group. Her leadership and expertise meld practical business strategies with strong marketing plans that move the needle for businesses.
Demirjian discussed the most significant changes she has seen in manufacturing over the years, "Particularly in manufacturing, I think the thing that strikes me as the most significant change in thought is that men are starting to recognize women's strength in STEM careers. Although still very male dominated, it's not uncommon for us to consider female engineers or machining techs. And it's not just that men are accepting women in the field, it's also that women are accepting the field in general."
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T/CCI (http://www.tccimfg.com) manufactures built to last quality, dependable, and environmentally safe compressors for a wide range of vehicle applications. Widely respected, ISO-certified T/CCI is a global leader with over 50 years' experience manufacturing heavy duty compressors and clutches for the mobile air-conditioning and refrigeration industries, including for a wide range of vehicles from construction and military to heavy-duty trucking and bus transit. This wide range of OEM heavy duty compressors supplies companies such as Caterpillar, CNH, Navistar, ThermoKing, and Carrier. Global customers recognize value of a well-respected HVAC supplier with advanced technologies including the custom LabView based acquisition system designed to protect the quality and accuracy of data.
T/CCI's global footprint spans manufacturing locations in China, Argentina, and Illinois with warehousing, sales, and engineering in Illinois, Texas, China, Argentina, Ireland, Germany, and Spain. A team of highly skilled engineers are dedicated to providing fast, responsive service, and custom designed solutions. T/CCI provides the industry with the latest in innovative compressor designs, testing, manufacturing, and quality assurance processes.
T/CCI's CNC Machining division is respected for high precision large format including metal turning, milling, drilling, and assembly. With services that range from design to assembly, T/CCI is a full service manufacturing partner to many large companies and in industries from construction to oil fracking to railroads. The T/CCI Climatic Wind Tunnel is located in Decatur, IL. Wind tunnel engineers are on-site with direct access to a multi-million dollar R & D lab and engineering test facility. The climatic wind tunnel tests air conditioning cool down, heater warm-up, defrosting, defogging, engine & transmission cooling, road loads, inclines, trailer towing, city traffic simulation, front end airflow, hot or cold soak evaluations and custom test development. Key attributes of the tunnel include temperature control, humidity range, airflow dynamometer, repeat-ability and solar simulation.
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