Kevin Colligan joins the Bond Technologies Team

ELKHART, Ind. – Bond Technologies, Inc., of Elkhart, Indiana, USA, is pleased to welcome a respected Friction Stir Welding expert, Kevin Colligan, to the Bond team.

Kevin has been involved in Friction Stir Welding since its very early days and is one of a handful of pioneers of this technology. In his full-time capacity at Bond, Kevin will focus primarily on sales while also supporting pin tool design, process development and FSW training and consulting.

“We could not be more excited about the wealth of information that Kevin brings along with him,” said Dave Hofferbert, President of Bond Technologies. “We’ve been familiar with Kevin and his work for some time and are excited to now call him part of the Bond family.”

Kevin holds both a BS and MS in mechanical engineering.  While having been named on eight FSW related patents, 20 publications and several other reports; he worked at The Boeing Company, Concurrent Technologies Corporation, and Novatech Engineering.  His work in friction stir welding is widely known in general circles related to this technology due to his strengths in aerospace and shipbuilding applications, including launch vehicles, aluminum extrusions and high strength alloys.

About Bond Technologies

Bond Technologies, located in Elkhart Indiana USA, is a leader in friction stir welding machinery, tools and process.   FSW is a solid state joining process that uses a rotating pin to stir metals together.  FSW makes possible very high-quality welds with minimal distortion.

By bringing together some of the most experienced professionals in the FSW industry, Bond offers a full line of FSW machines from compact units up through large scale multi-axis, multi-spindle systems. For more information, contact us.

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