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Ray F. Stevens, Applications Manager


Mr. Stevens is a twenty-two year veteran of the pulp and paper industry. He has experience in paper production as well as the supply of custom designed equipment. His background has uniquely qualified him for overseeing projects from the inquiry stage through the installation phase. As Applications Manager, he gathers site information and detail dimensions, performs engineering calculations, and provides layout drawings for the manufacture and installation of equipment. Mr. Stevens' experience in soliciting supplier, fabrication and machine quotes ensures accurate estimates, timely proposals and detailed specifications.

Mr. Stevens' experience with Valmet included gathering field information on site, creating proposal drawings, drafting proposals, participating in sales presentations, assigning inquiries to staff, prioritizing inquiries, and creating and administering an engineering budget. From his experience he has learned how to accurately assess the customer's need, address it in a proposal, and meet the requirements to the Customer's satisfaction.

Education

1996 - BS, Business Management and Economics, Empire State College
1982 - Mechanical Drafting Technology Certificate, Adirondack Community College
1975 - Recreational Land Management, Cobleskill Agricultural and Technical College

Pulp and Paper Industry:
  • Valmet Paper School
  • TAPPI Pressing and Drying Short Course
  • TAPPI Engineering Conference

Work History

1996 - Present Glens Falls Interweb, Inc.
1992 - 1996 Valmet, Inc.
1991 - 1992 Tampella Sandy Hill
1989 - 1991 Sandy Hill Corporation
1978 - 1989 International Paper Co.