SOURCE: Astro Pak Corporation

Astro Pak Corporation

May 10, 2013 16:35 ET

Astro Pak Hires Lee Brent to Run New Astro Pak Excellence Department

COSTA MESA, CA--(Marketwired - May 10, 2013) - Astro Pak Corporation announced today the appointment of Mr. Lee Brent as the Director of the newly introduced Astro Pak Excellence Department. This Department was created to serve as Astro Pak's hub for continuous improvement across all departments company-wide. Initially, Mr. Brent will focus on the company's domestic and international operations, which will define and deliver Excellence to its customers by standardizing the company's processes, procedures and employee training.

Astro Pak strives to Meet then Exceed the expectations of its customers and the new Excellence Department will work to ensure that our internal departments have the necessary tools and training to succeed. 'Astro Pak is investing in future growth by implementing programs that will improve the skillset of our employees which in turn will benefit our customer experience,' says Ken Carroll, Chief Financial Officer, 'Lee Brent will play a large role in this effort and we are excited to have him.'

'Astro Pak's passion is providing quality service using advanced technology. Lee Brent understands our vision and we are pleased to welcome him to the Astro Pak family,' says Ken Verheyen, president and owner.

Mr. Brent has more than fifteen years experience implementing excellence in a number of industries including commercial waste disposal, pulp, paper and packaging, aerospace, defense, and telecommunications. He graduated with a BS in accounting from the University of Alabama and earned an MBA from the University of Memphis where he graduated Magna Cum Laude.

About Astro Pak

Astro Pak has been the leading provider of precision cleaning and passivation services in North America since 1959. Astro Pak continues to improve its technologies and precision cleaning for the Medical Device, Semiconductor, Laser, Biopharm and a myriad of other markets, while maintaining our leader position in contract cleaning for the Aerospace and Defense industries. Astro Pak is privately held with headquarters in Costa Mesa, CA. For more information, please visit

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    Amy Primrose
    Astro Pak Corporation
    Tel: 949.270.0866
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