Tom joined Jenike & Johanson in 1982. He helped open the San Luis Obispo, California facility, which he currently manages. He has been instrumental in expanding the firm’s services in the areas of pneumatic conveying, mechanical design engineering and custom equipment supply. He has published numerous papers on the storage and flow of bulk solids and has been awarded several U.S. patents. He lectures frequently on solids handling and pneumatic conveying. Tom received his Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Science from California Polytechnic State University.