Trucent would like to welcome Michael Messer as the next Vice President of Fluid Solutions. Mike started with Trucent on Monday, September 16th and will spend the next few months working closely with his predecessor, Dave Semersky, and the rest of the Fluid Solutions team to learn the business. He will take over in an official capacity on January 1st, 2020.
“We expect this will be a seamless transition and have every confidence that Mike will carry the torch forward and be a valuable addition for the Trucent team and our customers,” says Tom Czartoski, President and CEO of Trucent, Inc.
Mike is originally from Cleveland, Ohio. He attended the University of Pennsylvania where he received degrees in both business management and engineering. Following his graduation, Mike held a series of positions with Bridgestone/Firestone, quickly ascending the ranks to senior management positions in the consumer tire division. After ten years at Bridgestone/Firestone, Mike assumed the role of President and COO with an electronics company in Boston where he spent three years successfully orchestrated and executed a turnaround strategy. Most recently, Mike was the President and COO of Sunstar Engineering Americas and Europe, a 120-million-dollar division located in Cincinnati, Ohio. At Sunstar, Mike was responsible for the chemical and metal machining of automotive and motorcycle drivetrain components, for the OEM and aftermarket verticals in both North America and Europe.
About Trucent, Inc.
Based in Dexter, MI, Trucent is a leading provider of fluid separation technologies and services, servicing multiple markets throughout North America. Bringing “science and service to separation” Trucent helps its customers reclaim contaminated fluids such as industrial metalworking fluids and extract valued products from mixtures such as corn oil. The combination of expert process analytics, fluid separation expertise, technology development, and site-based customer services creates new co-product streams, lowers operating costs, and improves quality.