Allan Klinge, President
Mr. Klinge plans, develops, implements, and evaluates the organization’s administration function and performance. He participates in the development of the corporation’s plans and programs. Mr. Klinge is also responsible for directing, managing and coordinating all sales and marketing activities for Klinge Corporation. He coordinates efforts between the sales and engineering departments; leads the development and implementation of marketing initiatives; and, helps to identify, design and implement new market opportunities, products and plans. Mr. Klinge joined Klinge Corporation in 2007. He previously worked at a research firm in Washington, DC. Mr. Klinge has a Master’s Degree from Harvard University and a Bachelors Degree from Dartmouth College.
Henrik Klinge, Director
Henrik began his career in 1971, starting as a part time installer and test engineer for container refrigeration in numerous places in the US and abroad. In 1978, he began heading the engineering and development departments in Klinge Corporation for transport refrigeration. At this time, Henrik was also appointed as the Danish member of the ISO committee to develop, draft and obtain approval for the ISO standard 1496-2 for refrigerated containers as well as ISO 10368 for standardization of the remote monitoring of reefer containers onboard oceangoing vessels.
Starting in 1981 Henrik was Sales Manager for Container Transport Refrigeration Worldwide. In 1986, Henrik took over as Owner and President of Klinge Corporation in York, Pennsylvania where he has continued work in the area of the development and creation of new transport refrigeration units. Henrik has also given lectures on repair and maintenance of this special equipment worldwide.
Lars Secher, General Manager
Lars started his business career with The East Asiatic Company of Copenhagen, Denmark in 1974. He worked for this international conglomerate’s US subsidiaries in sales and management positions 1978-1986, when Lars joined Klinge Corporation. From 1986-1996 Lars worked in business development for Klinge and started and managed US manufacturing operations for waste incinerators for ships, retorts for food processing plants as well as refrigerant recycling machines.
Lars was the first President of the Klinge subsidiary Refrigerant Technologies Inc (now RTI Inc.- a Mahle–company, a world leader in refrigerant recycling machines). Klinge spun off RTI in 1992 and Lars became General Manager of Klinge Corporation. From 1996 to 2008 Lars was the President of Uni-chains Mfg., Inc, a leading manufacturer of modular plastic conveyor belting.
In 2008 Lars rejoined Klinge Corporation as General Manager. Lars is responsible for the day to day operations of all departments of the company in its pursuit of meeting or exceeding our customers’ expectations.
Jason Flynn, Service Manager
Mr. Flynn joined Klinge Corporation in 2005 and serves as the Engineering Manager. As Klinge Corporation’s Engineering Manager, Mr. Flynn helps coordinate the timely development and quality certification of Klinge Corporation’s products to ensure the customer’s requirements are met. He provides support to the Sales team, Production department, and Purchasing employees.
Vince Minichiello, Engineering Manager
Vince lives in Maryland with his wife and two daughters. They enjoy outdoor activities such as camping and mountain climbing. Vince has his bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland (UMBC). He has a professional engineering license, and a project management certification. Vince has over twenty years’ experience in plant, mechanical design, manufacturing, and construction engineering. He has approximately ten years of engineering management experience in chemical weapons destruction and capital projects.
Peter Lalic, Production Manager
Tom Baldwin, Supply Chain Manager
Linda Jacoby, Quality and Process Improvement Manager, Accounting & HR Manager
Sarah Klinge, Marketing Manager & Sales