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Microtek Laboratories | East Appoints New Lab Director

Mar 04, 2014

Debora (Debby) Obitz

Debora (Debby) Obitz

Microtek Laboratories announces the hiring and appointment of Ms. Debora (Debby) Obitz as Laboratory Director of its new Microtek Laboratories-East facility located in Linthicum Heights, MD. 

Ms. Obitz brings with her over 30-years of experience at a senior laboratory management level.  In addition, she is very active in numerous IPC Technical Committees and Task Groups and is Chair or Vice Chair of several, including:

  • 5-30 Cleaning and Coating Committee – Vice Chair
  • 5-33 Coating Subcommittee – Chair
  • 5-33a Conformal Coating Task Group - Vice Chair
  • 7-11 Test Methods Subcommittee – Vice Chair
  • 7-31at IPC-A-600 Technical Training Committee - Chair
  • D-30 Rigid Printed Board Committee – Vice Chair
  • IPC-A-600 - Master Instructor Trainer (MIT)

We are very excited about the addition of Debby to Microtek Laboratories’ Management team and know she will be an integral part of Microtek’s growth and development”, stated President/CEO Mike Shepherd, adding “she is very well-recognized and respected in the industry and will further expand our capabilities and strengthen our level of customer support.

Please join us in welcoming Debby Obitz to Microtek Laboratories at our Booth #2013 at the upcoming IPC APEX/EXPO in Las Vegas, March 25th - 27th. 

The new Microtek Laboratories facility is centrally located in the heart of Washington DC/Baltimore, MD in the newly developed BWI Technology Park just minutes from BWI Airport. Ms. Obitz will work very closely with Russ Shepherd, Microtek's Director of Operations, overseeing the development and operation of this new facility.

Microtek Laboratories | East
705 Digital Drive, Suite S
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
(800) 878-6601

Microtek Laboratories is an Accredited A2LA IEC/ISO-17025 and registered ITAR test facility, a Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Land & Maritime recognized test lab for Military Specifications MIL-PRF-55110, MIL-PRF-31032 & MIL-P-50884, an IPC Certified Training Facility, and an UL Client Agent Program (CAP) Engineering and Administrative Agency for UL categories ZPMV2 & ZPXK2, QMTS2, QMJU2, QMFZ2 and OCDT2.

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