Scott P. Crafton, CEO & Chairman of the Board
Scott Crafton has held the position of Chairman, President, or CEO of CEC for 23 years and has more than 32 years of service at CEC. Mr. Crafton has previously held the positions of Vice President, General Manager and Engineering Manager at CEC prior to his acceptance of the post of President and CEO in 1991. Mr. Crafton is considered one of the world's leading experts in automated aluminum casting processing and is listed as an inventor on 92 of the 107 active U.S. and foreign patents held by CEC. He is also listed as an inventor on numerous pending patent applications. His manufacturing process patents and machinery designs have allowed casting manufacturers to save significant energy and costs.
Mr. Crafton attended Cornell University and Georgia State University studying Engineering and Business respectively.
Paul M. Crafton, President
Paul M. Crafton holds the position of President, and manages the marketing department, plant operations and estimating. Prior to this position, he was a Senior Vice President and worked in CEC's Oven & Furnace Sales division. He also oversaw CEC's R&D expansion and numerous projects related to validating and improving Sand Lion® and casting processes. Paul is in is 24th year of his service to CEC, starting as a fabricator of CEC equipment for three years and running all plant operations as Plant Manager for ten years. He is listed as an inventor on 44 of the 107 active U.S. and foreign patents held by CEC. He is also listed as an inventor on numerous pending patent applications.