When our President and CEO, Steve Robinson, acquired APCT, he chose to form a team of skilled people who shared his values of Passion, Commitment, and Trust. We invite you to get to know a little more about the people who make our company great.


Steve Robinson – President / CEO

With over 47 years of industry experience, Steve Robinson has a proven track record in corporate growth, team development and innovative thinking.  As former CEO of Data Circuits Systems and Executive VP of Merix Corporation, he has a clear vision and awareness of the global PCB Industry.  Now he leads APCT with ultimate responsibility for all business operations, including Engineering, Manufacturing, Finance, Sales & Marketing and Business Development.


Eric Schmidt – Senior Vice President of Operations

Eric brings over 35 years of industry experience to APCT.  His expertise in front end engineering, product engineering and process engineering afford Eric a unique ability to drive continuous improvement and reduce cycle times, while supporting a broad range of technologies, including advanced HDI type applications.  His current responsibilities include the management of all Technology, Engineering, Manufacturing and Environmental operations.


Bruce McMaster – Senior Vice President of Operations

With over 38 years of industry experience, Bruce brings proficiencies in all aspects of the board business.  From the early days in Operations to CEO and Director at the publically held $500 million company, DDi, Bruce is described as a hands-on business manager. His latest venture positioned Bruce as the President/CEO and owner of Cartel Electronics, Inc. since 2007.  Now through acquisition, Bruce brings his knowledge and expertise to APCT.


Joe Gisch – Chief Financial Officer

Joe has over 39 years of business experience; including 18 years with a multi-national CPA firm and 10 years as a Partner.  Joe also has over 21 years of printed circuit board experience, including serving as CFO from 1995 through 2004 for DDi, a publically held $500 million company.  During that time, Joe’s responsibilities included accounting, finance, human resources and administration.  Recently, Joe has been the CFO and owner of Cartel Electronics, Inc. since 2007 and now through acquisition, brings his experience to APCT.