A.W. Chesterton Company, a global leader in fluid sealing and equipment wear solutions, is expanding its global environmental solutions expertise with the addition of two highly experienced industrial emissions specialists, Bronson Pate and Beau Stander. Bronson and Beau will be joining FluidEfficiency SM, a Chesterton business group focused on helping industrial plants improve equipment performance, save money and resources, and operate sustainability.
Bronson and Beau will serve in the role of Global Environmental Consulting Managers, effective April 10th, 2017. The duo has extensive experience in low emission and Leak Detection and Repair (LDAR) technology, and will be responsible for leading the development of Chesterton as a global environmental solutions provider.
“I am thrilled to be joining such a dynamic team with immense expertise,” said Bronson. “Chesterton has always been at the forefront of low emission technology. I am really excited about this opportunity to help our customers reach their low-e goals, save money, reduce environmental emissions, and work towards a greener future.”
Bronson Pate has over 10 years of professional experience in environmental consulting. He has launched/participated in numerous domestic and international environmental programs for clients in China, Malaysia, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Brazil, Mexico, Europe and USA. He has experience in the environmental field focused on air quality compliance in the refining, petrochemical, and natural gas processing industries.
“I am excited to be joining the Chesterton family and to have this opportunity to work for a company with so much history and vision,” said Bronson. “I have always considered myself an innovator, and I am excited to help companies transition to proactive management of fugitive emissions in a way that benefits their bottomline and the environment.”
Beau Stander has over 15 years of experience in petroleum refining and environmental compliance. Before making his transition to Chesterton, Beau was an Environmental Specialist for Chevron Global Downstream and has experience with optical gas imaging, stack emission testing, relative accuracy test analysis (RATA) of continuous emissions monitoring systems (CEMS), Flares, U.S. Consent Decrees, and internal and third party auditing. Beau has also been trained in process unit turnaround planning and execution. He is a Lean Six-Sigma Green Belt and incident investigator trained in root-cause analysis and corrective action implementation.
According to Scott Boyson, Director of FluidEfficiency, “Chesterton is very pleased to have Bronson and Beau join the FluidEfficiency team. Both come to us with a tremendous amount of experience in low emission and Leak Detection and Repair (LDAR) technology. Their combined expertise will be of great benefit to our customers focused on meeting their environmental goals.”
About A.W. Chesterton Company
The 130-year-old A.W. Chesterton Company operates in over 100 countries around the world and is recognized as a leading international provider of knowledge backed solutions, customized programs, and hands-on expert service for Rotary, Stationary, and Fluid Power equipment platforms; supported by a comprehensive line of industrial fluid sealing systems, protective coatings, and specialty industrial lubrication.