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New Britain, CT – May 6, 2021 – OKAY Industries, Inc., a contract manufacturer of components and subassemblies for global medical device Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), is pleased to announce the promotion of Redi Nasto to Business Development Engineer – Laser Technologies.
In his new role, Nasto will focus on the company’s growth initiatives by engaging with customers on early-stage research and development (R&D) prototypes, design for manufacturability (DFM) development, introduction of innovative technologies for specific applications, and be the liaison for seamless hand-offs to the OKAY new product development (NPD) and project management teams. He will support the business development team on new and existing opportunities for OKAY’s three state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities located in New Britain and Berlin, Connecticut and Alajuela, Costa Rica.
“We are excited to have Redi join the Business Development team,” says Sean Stowik, Director of Sales and Marketing. “Redi brings a passionate focus on engineering and creative solutions to our customers. The combination of Redi’s driven personality and broad engineering acumen in laser processing will make him successful in his expanded role. We look forward to benefiting from his proven track record of delivering customers exceptional results, on-time and exceeding their expectations. Our customers demand speed to market to remain competitive and meet project cost goals. The addition of our three unique NexTech R&D labs facilitate this demand. Customers now have another dedicated resource in Redi to support all laser-based prototype and R&D needs.”
Nasto has been with OKAY since 2014 and has established a reputation as a trusted, knowledgeable, collaborative engineering partner whom global OEMs have come to rely on for product development. His passionate pursuit of sound engineering practices and customer satisfaction makes him an invaluable addition to OKAY’s dynamic sales team, who focus on delivering the highest quality outcomes that positively impact OKAY’s customers, employees, and community.
Nasto will be instrumental in supporting new business growth opportunities for the Company. Additionally, he will ensure their customer-centric, collaborative business model, “The OKAY Way,” is applied to each project by committing to customer partnerships, customer-focused collaboration, customer-driven innovation, and operational excellence.
Born and raised in Albania, Nasto came to the U.S. with his family in 2004 and earned his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Central Connecticut State University. He currently resides in Wolcott, CT with his family.