Daniel began working for SUPERB in 1997 and is currently the Information Technology Manager and a Project Engineer. He graduated from Kent State University with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering in which he achieved Summa Cum Laude. He also has obtained an Associate of Science in Computer Science. Daniel started programming at age five and has won numerous awards including TUV Management's Best Practice Award for designing and programming SUPERB's quality control database.
While at work, he enjoys facing the challenges that present themselves.
When Daniel is away from work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and their toilet-trained Ragdoll cat named Bailey. He also loves to travel and continues to work on restoring his Mercedes.
As a graduate of the first SUPERB Technical Institute stamping press technician apprenticeship program, Heath works on multiple manufacturing machines, including Bihler and Bruderer presses. He credits learning how to operate new machines as one of the things he likes best about working at SUPERB. A press technician since joining the SUPERB team in 2011, Heath was a former grill cook and worked on a farm.
When not operating one of the manufacturing presses, Heath loves outdoor activities, including kayaking, rock climbing, hunting, fishing, and camping. He also enjoys cooking, spending time with his daughter, and taking an occasional photograph or two.
As a first-year apprentice in SUPERB Technical Institute’s stamping press technician program, Lavern is learning on the job and continuing his education on-site. During his apprenticeship, he can be found throughout the shop in various areas from shadowing stamping press technicians to assisting with production support to working alongside toolmakers.
In addition to learning on the job, Lavern says everyday brings new challenges, and he enjoys seeing what lies ahead.
Prior to arriving at SUPERB in 2015, Lavern worked at a woodworking business. His hobbies include hunting, fishing, and working on tractors.
As a press technician, Lucas works with the robotic welder, operating the weld line and inspecting finished components. After joining SUPERB in 2014, Lucas has enrolled in the SUPERB Technical Institute Stamping Press Technician program and is pursuing his journeyman’s certificate.
Prior to working at SUPERB, Lucas detailed vehicles and worked at a lumberyard. He credits the environment, people, and flexibility of his schedule as three reasons why he likes working at SUPERB.
When not at SUPERB, Lucas enjoys working on vehicles, watching NASCAR, riding dirt bikes, fishing, and attending car shows, drag races, and tractor pulls.
As a Bihler Press Technician, Mike Weaver focuses on the setup and operation of a high-speed Bihler manufacturing machine. The former HVAC installer began working at SUPERB in 2011 and is a graduate of the first SUPERB Technical Institute stamping press technician class. He is currently enrolled in the Bihler Stamping Press Technician program.
As a journeyman press tech, Mike enjoys working with the people, the clean work environment, and daily challenges of running a press.
When not at the Bihler press, Mike enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, and camping.
SUPERB Technical Institute Stamping Press Technician graduate Todd Bickel came to SUPERB in 2011 after working in a variety of industries, including home health care and manufacturing. As a certified press technician journeyman, Todd operates a 75-ton high-speed Bruderer press including inspections and maintenance.
He enjoys working with his fellow team members and helping out wherever he is needed on the stamping room floor.
When not at work, Todd enjoys attending church, reading, camping, and spending time with his family.