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Clark Seals selects Jim Wang as Design Engineer

TULSA, OK, November 1, 2014 - Clark Seals, Ltd., an elastomeric seal design and manufacturing firm, announced today that Jim Wang was selected as an additional Seal Design Engineer. In his appointed position, Wang will be responsible for improving the engineering processes, streamlining efficiencies and strengthening the company's engineering operations.


Clark Seals is Looking for Additional Design Engineers

TULSA, OK, September 4, 2014 – Clark Seals is looking for an additional Seal Design Engineer to meet the demand of the growing market. If you have a degree in mechanical engineering, and would like to become a part of our growing team, please feel free to send your resume to the following email address: info@clarkseals.com


TULSA, OK, December 23, 2012 – Clark Seals, an elastomeric seal design and manufacturing firm, announced today the completion of their new state-of-the-art shaft seal manufacturing facility in Ningbo, China. The ISO/TS certified factory incorporates the most advanced automation, manufacturing, and testing equipment, as well the most stringent quality control measures in the industry. With a 40,000,000 piece capacity, Clark Seals Ningbo (CSN) is positioned for quality, high volume OEM requirements.

“Clark Seals Ningbo is the first high-end shaft seal factory in China,” commented Scott Zahn, Vice President of Operations for Clark Seals. “CSN manufacturers the same quality and consistency as the very best Japanese and German seal factories, at a significantly reduced price point. CSN gives US, Asian and European manufacturers a tremendous opportunity to improve quality and reduce costs, and that doesn’t happen very often in our industry.”

So far, Clark Seal’s efforts have paid off. Immediately after completing factory audits, two industry-leading appliance manufacturers moved their entire seal production to CSN.


Clark Seals Completes $20M Shaft Seal Factory in Ningbo, China

TULSA, OK, December 23, 2012 – Clark Seals, an elastomeric seal design and manufacturing firm, announced today the completion of their new state-of-the-art shaft seal manufacturing facility in Ningbo, China. The ISO/TS certified factory incorporates the most advanced automation, manufacturing, and testing equipment, as well the most stringent quality control measures in the industry. With a 40,000,000 piece capacity, Clark Seals Ningbo (CSN) is positioned for quality, high volume OEM requirements.

“Clark Seals Ningbo is the first high-end shaft seal factory in China,” commented Scott Zahn, Vice President of Operations for Clark Seals. “CSN manufacturers the same quality and consistency as the very best Japanese and German seal factories, at a significantly reduced price point. CSN gives US, Asian and European manufacturers a tremendous opportunity to improve quality and reduce costs, and that doesn’t happen very often in our industry.”

So far, Clark Seal’s efforts have paid off. Immediately after completing factory audits, two industry-leading appliance manufacturers moved their entire seal production to CSN.


Clark Seals, Ltd. Selects Julya Humphrey as Accounting Controller

TULSA, OK, December 8, 2011 - Clark Seals, Ltd., an elastomeric seal design and manufacturing firm, announced today that Julya Humphrey was selected as the company's Accounting Controller. In her appointed position, Humphrey will be responsible for improving accounting processes, streamlining efficiencies and strengthening the company's financial operations.

Prior to working for Clark Seals, Ltd., Humphrey was controller for Preston-Eastin where she successfully restructured their accounting programs and software systems to improve company-wide operations. Prior to working for Preston-Eastin, Humphrey was Controller for Ford Glass. With more than 25 years of accounting / controller experience, Humphrey has a strong knowledge of manufacturing cost accounting, financial analysis, process efficiency, forecasting and corporate tax.

"Humphrey brings a wealth of accounting experience to our company during a time of heavy growth," commented Scott Zahn, Director of Sales for Clark Seals. "She's a great addition to our management team and I look forward to her leadership and contribution as we expand operations in North America and Asia."


Clark Seals, Ltd. Selects Becky Burkholder as Sales Representative for TX, OK, AR & LA.

TULSA, OK, July 5, 2011 - Clark Seals, Ltd., a fluid sealing technology supplier to equipment manufacturers, announced today that Becky Burkholder was selected as the company's Exclusive Sales Representative for Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana. In her appointed position, Burkholder will be responsible for promoting and selling Clark Seals in her territory and to select manufacturers in the US, Canada and Mexico.

Prior to working as an independent sales representative, Burkholder was a Territory Manager with a national seal and rubber components distributor where she successfully developed and implemented sales initiatives that grew her territory to over $8MM. With more than 20 years of sales experience, Burkholder has a strong knowledge of materials and part design, manufacturing processes and supply chain management.

"Becky brings a wealth of product knowledge and sales experience to our company," commented Scott Zahn, Director of Sales for Clark Seals. "She's a great addition to our sales team and I look forward to her leadership and contribution as we introduce our new factory and expand our market presence to manufacturers in North America."


Scott Zahn joins Clark Seals, Ltd. as Director of Sales

TULSA, OK, March 11, 2011 - Clark Seals, Ltd., a fluid sealing technology supplier to equipment manufacturers, announced today that Scott Zahn joins the company as Director of Sales. In his new position, Zahn will oversee all domestic sales divisions and manage the company's sales representative network.

Prior to joining Clark Seals, Ltd., Zahn's most recent position was Vice President of Retail Sales for Winston Company where he successfully expanded the company's mass retail brands and deployed new mass-retail product initiatives. Prior to Winston Company, Zahn served as President of Global Bearings, Inc.

In addition to his professional experience, Zahn holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Tulsa.