Hentec Industries/RPS Automation Hires New Purchasing Agent to Accommodate Sales Growth

Experienced operations manager assumes role for rapidly growing electronics assembly equipment manufacturer.

Newman Lake, WA (May 16, 2023) – Hentec Industries/RPS Automation, a leading manufacturer of selective soldering, component lead tinning and solderability testing equipment, is pleased to announce that Stacey Jones has joined the company as Purchasing Agent.  Ms. Jones is responsible for spare parts orders, strategic sourcing, and coordinating all customer shipments. Jones will be working closely with the entire team to continue to provide the high-level customer service that Hentec/RPS is known for.

Prior to joining Hentec/RPS, Jones served as Area Branch Operations Manager at Airgas and the Head of Sales at Airgas Fairbanks Alaska.  During her tenure at Airgas, Jones helped the company track inventory, budget market growth, and drive customer service.  Jones is a graduate of UAGC, where she majored in Business Operations and Analysis.

“Hentec is thrilled to have Stacey join our team, as she brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the role of Purchasing Agent,” stated Tara Pratt, Office Manager for Hentec Industries/RPS Automation.  “We are excited to see Stacey apply her experience to the position and see what amazing things she will achieve at Hentec”, added Pratt.

About Hentec Industries

Hentec Industries/RPS Automation is a manufacturer of automated selective soldering, component lead tinning, and solderability test equipment for electronics and electronic component manufacturing, assembly, and distribution.  Hentec/RPS has been advancing automated soldering and lead finishing technology for defense, aerospace, automotive, contract manufacturers and micro-electronics component manufacturers since the early 90’s. All Hentec/RPS products are designed and manufactured in Newman Lake, Washington.  For more information, please visit us at www.rpsautomation.com.


If you would like more information on system sales, please contact Tom Baro at 509-385-1228 or tbaro@rpsautomation.com.